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Medical Package Testing Trends & Processes

Learn the latest trends and processes related to medical package testing for the healthcare packaging industry. Key topics include oxygen sensing technology, medical device package testing, leak and seal testing, and the latest testing lab facilities for healthcare packaging.

Desmond Hunt, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
July 7, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Suitability for use—the basis for plastic packaging standards

Trends such as the increased use of biologic and parenteral drugs in patient care and the expanded use of plastic packaging systems to hold and administer drug products are prompting manufacturers to understand the potential for plastic packaging systems to interact and impact product quality and safety.
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Vaisala: Carbon dioxide probe
May 22, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Vaisala: Carbon dioxide probe

Carbocap measures and controls CO2 in incubators.
Mettler Toledo CI-Vision: Bottle inspection system
March 12, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Mettler Toledo CI-Vision: Filled bottle inspection system

FBI system inspects filled bottles for cap, band integrity, and fill level.
Instruments and consumables used for IVD [In Vitro Diagnostics] testing represent a $51.3 billion market in 2013, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) forecast of 7.2% between 2012 and 2017.
December 3, 2013 | News

In vitro diagnostics market shows global growth

Instruments and consumables used for IVD [In Vitro Diagnostics] testing represent a $51.3 billion market in 2013, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) forecast of 7.2% between 2012 and 2017.
Technologies used in in-transit temperature monitoring. Source: September 2013 Healthcare Packaging survey.
September 16, 2013 | Feature Article

Temperature-sensitive packaging and logistics challenges unveiled

Readers reveal their key challenges and irritations related to temperature-sensitive product packaging and logistics in an exclusive survey.
How CRT shipping affects you
September 5, 2013 | Video

How CRT shipping affects you

Are your assumptions about Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) shipping putting your product at risk? Mark Davis, manager of Healthcare Logistics Strategy at UPS, reveals the perils of this ill-defined shipping category, and what you can do to protect your product and customers.
OxySense: Multi-functional ‘BottlePerm’ permeation fixture
July 25, 2013 | Machine Product Brief

OxySense: Multi-functional ‘BottlePerm’ permeation fixture

Allows makers of bottles, corks, caps, and closures run permeation/OTR measurements.
Thermal variations throughout the entire shipping systems.
July 18, 2013 | Column/Opinion

Aerospace-derived technology helps create more insightful temperature-controlled packaging solutions

Multi-Physics technology used to develop jet engines and Formula One cars offers an alternative for pharmaceutical applications.
 Packaging Technology: Laboratory device for pharmaceuticals
July 1, 2013 | Machine Product Brief

Bosch Packaging Technology: Laboratory device for pharmaceuticals

Semi-automatic, modular laboratory devices for liquid pharmaceutical filling for clinical trials, pharmacists.
West's ConfiDose disposable auto-injector system
April 9, 2013 | Column/Opinion

Packaging trends for biologics

As the trend toward self-administration continues, the need for careful consideration of primary container design and interaction with biologics, devices, and the patient becomes more critical.

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