Materials Product Brief

Mocon: Oxygen permeation test system

See it at Interpack, Hall 5, Stand J03! Suitable for food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and material producers who need to test packaging structures for oxygen permeation, the new fully-automated and user-friendly OX-TRAN Model 2/22 H oxygen permeation test system from Mocon uses advanced technology and design enhancements to significantly reduce test times depending on barrier quality.
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Machine Product Brief

OxySense: Portable oxygen analyzer

Designed to be used to test in the field and bring back to the lab, the OxySense Portable Oxygen Analyzer is an accurate and powerful oxygen measurement device for testing packages, wine bottles, wine boxes, line start up, flow monitoring for both gas and liquid and, anoxic chambers.
WestPack 2014: Sterile barrier validation test
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WestPack 2014: Sterile barrier validation test

Wendy Mach, Packaging Section Leader at Nelson Labs, describes the subject of her MD&M West 2014 presentation, “Sterile Barrier Validation Tests,” including what you need to know to create validations and be successful at them.
Cool Chain attendees view the ambient storage area in Luxair Cargo’s new Pharma & Healthcare Hub. The facility can accommodate 1,270 Euro pallets of 15°C to 25°C product.

Live from Cool Chain Europe: Pharma freight requires specialized cargo center

A new Pharma & Healthcare Hub at Luxembourg’s Findel airport is on track to handle 30,000 tons of ambient and cold-chain temperature-controlled pharmaceutical products in 2014.
Machine Product Brief

MOCON: Oxygen transmission rate test instrument

The OX-TRAN Model 2/21 10x oxygen transmission rate test instrument from Mocon accurately and repeatably measures films or packages at precise temperature and relative humidity conditions to 5x10-4 cc/(m2 x day), ten times lower than previous levels.
Machine Product Brief

OxySense: Oxygen permeation expansion

OxyPerm Permeation/OTR System introduces BottlePerm Fixture, providing the same capabilities for bottles and cups as for flat films.
Machine Product Brief

Mocon: Organism test improves food safety

An “indicator organism” testing capability, which simultaneously tests for enterobacteriaceae and total coliform counts using an oxygen depletion sensor and automated reader, has been added to Mocon’s GreenLight microbial detection platform, which already provided total count testing capability.
Machine Product Brief

Sepha: Multi-bottle leak & seal tester

Sepha Ltd. introduces the world’s first tool-less, non-destructive, multi-bottle integrity tester for induction-sealed pharmaceutical bottles.
Dyzle BV: Cold chain monitoring technology platform
Machine Product Brief

Dyzle BV: Cold chain monitoring technology platform

Supports validated environment for GDP-compliant automated temperature monitoring in the pharmaceutical industry.
Left to right: Mark Lovell, Shire Pharmaceuticals; Bill Rambo, Panther Life Science Logistics; Arminda O. Montero, AbbVie Inc.; and Jack Rubarth, Gemalto Inc.
Feature Article

Real-time monitoring in the cold chain

While a number of new tools exist that provide real-time monitoring of the cold chain, how much data is too much? And, what can be done when excursions are identified?


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