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Healthcare Packaging Newsletter
labeling + compliance


AccuDial spins children's liquid medication dosing into the 21st Century
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"The revolution in over-the-counter dosing." That's how Palm Beach Gardens, FL-based AccuDial Pharmaceutical, Inc. describes its Children's AccuDial line of liquid OTC (over-the-counter) medications.

Tags: » Labels   » Patient compliance   » Accraply Trine 
» Packaging line efficiency


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FDA + medical devices


Contesting the 510(k)
The 510(k) pathway to market lower-risk medical devices generates controversy. This story delivers input on the subject from the FDA, the Institute of Medicine, AdvaMed, and from experts Michael Drues and Eric Greenberg. Feature Image 2
Tags: » FDA   » 510(k)   » Medical devices

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Medical packaging in operating room and emergency environments
Feature Image 3 Michigan State University's School of Packaging and Learning and Assessment Center and Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging to host the Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience Oct. 5-6.
Tags: » Medical devices   » Oliver-Tolas   » HcPIE

FDA + combination products


'Lazy Larry' responds to FDA notification

A July 28 Warning Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration serves as a reminder of the power of the pen-or in this instance, the words printed on product packaging. Lazy Larry makers HBB, LLC respond positively.

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Tags: » Combination products   » Warning Letter   » FDA, regulatory and legal

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Dosing pediatric meds by child's weight Jim Butschli demonstrates how a clever packaging innovation from AccuDial Pharmaceutical permits dosing of pediatric medicine based on weight rather than age.
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» All-plastic lotion pumps
» Tabletop automatic wrapper
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