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Safety Issues for Healthcare Packaging

Learn the latest issues and trends in safety for the healthcare packaging industry. Articles focus on safety devices, closures, dispensing and storage systems, and packaging defects and recalls.

LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK: Patient Adherence Highlights
February 11, 2016 | News

LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK: Patient Adherence Highlights

The industry takes aim at prescription compliance with new technologies and user-friendly approaches.
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LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK: Tamper verification
February 10, 2016 | News

LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK: Standard Helps Pharma Companies Meet New Tamper Verification Requirements

Manufacturers must equip products with a tampering verification feature by 2019 to comply with the EU Falsified Medicines Directive. European Standard 16679 is providing much-needed guidance.
Presto/Bemis: New Package Format For Blister Packaging
February 9, 2016 | Materials Product Brief

Presto/Bemis: New Package Format For Blister Packaging

Adds new functionality and possibilities for retail and prescription oral drug packaging.
Schreiner MediPharm: Flexi-Cap Protect
February 4, 2016 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner MediPharm: Flexi-Cap Protect

Originally designed for oncological products, label and two caps combination guards against glass breakage and contamination.
Epson sample label
January 29, 2016 | Column/Opinion

Pharmaceutical Trends Enhance Label Significance

The value of color labels as a communications tool provides benefits in patient adherence, serialization, regulatory and marketing.
Pharmapack Europe to Unveil 2016 Trends
January 20, 2016 | News

Pharmapack Europe to Unveil 2016 Trends

Serialization, combination products, emerging markets, outsourcing, TVF and adherence identified as the key themes in drug delivery and packaging.
January 12, 2016 | News

One Step Closer to Mandated Child-Resistant Packaging for E-cigarettes

Congress has already approved the bill, which now heads to President Obama.
Eastman Chemical Co.: Copolyesters
December 8, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Eastman Chemical Co.: Copolyesters

Tritan and Eastar enhance medical devices and patient safety.
e-pill Medication Reminders: Pill Dispenser
December 4, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

e-pill Medication Reminders: Pill Dispenser

e-pill MedTime Safe guarantees patients have access to the right medicine at the right time.
DuPont: Cargo Covers
December 3, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

DuPont: Cargo Covers

Tyvek cargo covers protect pharmaceuticals from high temperatures and airborne contamination.

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