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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.

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.
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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.
Amcor Flexibles: Blister lidding
January 12, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Amcor Flexibles: Blister lidding

AOF allows easy access to blister contents on child-resistant, push-through blister lidding.
Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.’s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationw
January 6, 2015 | Package Case Study

Walmart first to adopt next-generation compliance/adherence package

Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.’s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationwide beginning in 2015.
December 18, 2014 | News

Proposed law would require child-safety packaging for e-cigarettes

The bill was created after pediatricians reported an increase in poison control center calls relating to liquid nicotine.
Schreiner MediPharm: Labels
December 18, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner MediPharm: Labels

Low-migration labels increase the safety of medicines.
December 16, 2014 | News

Twitter campaign brings attention to medication adherence

The social media campaign features 28 attention-grabbing statistics.

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