Tamper-evident seals. These will be applied to all cartons as an extra safety measure to help ensure the integrity and purity of the product.
Peel-off labels. Two labels printed with the NDC number, lot number, and expiration date can be easily peeled from the bottle and placed on a patient's chart.
New graphics. Bottles and cartons will be updated with a bold red-and-blue graphic to make the packages more recognizable.
The changes will be instituted on all Carimune NF packages on the U.S. market. In addition to improving product safety and convenience, the new packaging will be helpful in the event of a recall. According to Sheila Burke, a spokesperson for ZLB Behring, the company has received positive feedback on the changes, especially within hospitals.
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--By Kassandra Kania
Kassandra Kania is a freelance writer based in Charlotte, NC. She has covered healthcare packaging for several years, most recently as a trade publication editor. (firstname.lastname@example.org)