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Biologics & Biopharmaceutical News & Products

Get news on biopharmaceutical packaging and biologic logistics for large-molecule therapies including vaccines, therapeutic patches, cell therapy, blood and tissue products, and monoclonal anti-bodies. Biologics may be used for humans or animals in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and home care applications. Articles also cover aseptic processing/packaging, clean rooms, isolators, and/or restricted access barrier systems, sterilization, biologics distribution and regulatory issues.

Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
July 29, 2015 | Column/Opinion

FDA: Tougher or more lenient?

The figures on their enforcement are interesting, but it’s not always clear what message they send.
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Vetter: Syringe closure system
July 27, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Vetter: Syringe closure system

Vetter-Ject is a new syringe closure system for highly sensitive compounds, such as biologics.
ZSpine Orthopaedics, LaMaster Medical tracking
July 10, 2015 | News

ZSpine Orthopaedics, LaMaster Medical using medical device tracking

Software helps track medical devices and biologics from manufacturer to patient.
Sofrigam: Temperature-controlled packaging
July 1, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Sofrigam: Temperature-controlled packaging

Igloo allows patients to transport heat-sensitive medicines from pharmacy to home.
Sonoco Thermosafe: Blood transport container
June 26, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Sonoco ThermoSafe: Blood transport container

Via Blood Transporter protects blood products during transportation and storage.
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June 22, 2015 | Machine Case Study

Filling operations earn Facility of the Year Award

Boehringer Ingelheim sets new benchmark in biopharmaceutical production with filling and isolator equipment.
Werum IT Solutions: MES software.
May 29, 2015 | Product Brief

Werum IT Solutions: MES software

A new integrated MES/HMI application is available for enhanced shop floor usability.
May 27, 2015 | News

Unleashing a 'robotic pill'

Novartis looks to create a new way to deliver injection-only biologics.
May 20, 2015 | News

More approved biosimilars are good for public health, says FDA

During the past several weeks, the FDA has issued four new guidances having to do with biosimilars.
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May 18, 2015 | News

Investigative report shines light on medical laboratory errors

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story cites improperly labeled samples, lack of maintenance on test equipment, and improper refrigeration techniques among the reasons behind incorrect test results that put patients at risk.

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