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Healthcare Packaging Validation, Compliance & Documentation News

Articles report on validation, compliance and documentation issues in the healthcare packaging industry. News briefs, columns and white papers focus on information and documentation involved in complying with verification, qualification, and validation guidelines and regulations from agencies and organizations, including quality-related issues.

Pfizer's logo on its New York facility exterior.
November 24, 2015 | News

Pfizer and Allergan Plan to Combine to Form Pfizer plc

Once approved, the merger reportedly would create the world’s largest drugmaker, move Pfizer’s headquarters to Ireland and lowering its U.S. taxes. Job impact of this “inversion” not yet known.
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Serialization timing around the world. Image courtesy of Pharma Logic Solutions, LLC
November 16, 2015 | Feature Article

Serialization: An Expert’s Lessons Learned and Current Trends

Serialization brings many challenges. Considerations, like ensuring labels are readable throughout the supply chain and compartmentalizing line solutions, can be key to success.
Automated inventory management.
November 9, 2015 | Column/Opinion

Six Considerations for Providers to Maximize the FDA UDI Final Rule

Associating a unique identifier with a medical device is a crucial step toward increasing traceability, transparency, and accuracy across the healthcare supply chain.
Banding pyramid.
November 5, 2015 | Feature Article

11 questions to help you protect pharma packaging personnel

Concerns over contamination often overshadow concerns for workers’ safety. Highlighted here are key questions to ask during your risk evaluation.
November 4, 2015 | News

USP launches GMP audit certification

Dietary ingredient and supplement manufacturers can use this program to demonstrate superior quality systems
Ivette Larralde-Valdes
November 4, 2015 | Feature Article

Change in thinking needed for women in packaging careers

An interview with Ivette Larralde-Valdes, Sr. Q.C. Compliance Specialist, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Mettler-Toledo: Marking system
October 21, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Mettler-Toledo: Marking system

XMV-TE is a flexible marking and verification unit for folding boxes.
First Serialization Roundtable for CMOs held
October 20, 2015 | News

First Serialization Roundtable for CMOs held

Optel Vision and Supply Chain Wizard event encourages open discussion about serialization tools and strategies to prepare for DQSA serialization compliance.
Medical devices
October 14, 2015 | Controls Case Study

Medical device firm wins with barcode labeling software

CFR enterprise barcode labeling software helps QTS reduce risk, increase efficiency, and become compliant with UDI and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations.
Uhlmann Packaging Systems: Track-and-trace products
October 13, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Uhlmann Packaging Systems: Track-and-trace products

Track-and-trace systems address expanding global drug serialization requirements.


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