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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.

Projecting growth for the antimicrobial plastic market
April 15, 2015 | Feature Article

Projecting growth for the antimicrobial plastic market

Packaging and healthcare applications to help drive demand for these products, with MarketsandMarkets forecasting their worth to reach $3.6 Billion by 2020.
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•	2014 HCPC Compliance Package of the Year: Astra Zeneca SEROQUEL XR® 14-Day Sample Kit for Acute Bipolar Depression from MWV.
April 5, 2015 | Feature Article

Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis win HCPC honors

The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council unveils the most innovative pharmaceutical packages designed to improve patient adherence.
Cryoport: Tamper-proof shipping lock
March 20, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Cryoport: Tamper-proof shipping lock

Vet Secure preserves the integrity of animal husbandry specimens.
REMIND-A-CAP: Pill bottle cap
March 18, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

REMIND-A-CAP: Pill bottle cap

Designed for ease and comfort, REMIND-A-CAP promotes patient compliance.
March 13, 2015 | News

Another state introduces e-cigarette labeling, packaging law

The new bill would make it illegal to sell e-liquid products without certain packaging requirements.
Specimen sampling package earns top FPA honors
March 6, 2015 | Package Case Study

Specimen sampling package earns top FPA honors

Cited as breakthrough packaging for medical, food, and other specimen sampling through its integrated protection, labeling, tracking, and storage system.
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announces the return of alli
February 25, 2015 | News

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announces the return of alli

Weight-loss product returns to retail markets in tamper-evident packaging.
February 19, 2015 | News

New clinical trials will evaluate long-acting, injectable drugs to prevent HIV

Researchers have long pursued long-acting formulations of antiretroviral drugs that can be given much less frequently, with the hope of improving adherence.
MEMSCap smart electronic medication packaging system tracks each time the medication bottle is opened.
January 16, 2015 | News

Adherence packaging battles HIV/AIDS in Africa, India

Designed to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and India, MEMSCap smart electronic medication packaging system tracks each time the medication bottle is opened.
Comar: Closures
January 15, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Comar: Closures

A new SecureCap closure is available for eye drops and nasal sprays that require child-resistant packaging.

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