Trends such as the increased use of biologic and parenteral drugs in patient care and the expanded use of plastic packaging systems to hold and administer drug products are prompting manufacturers to understand the potential for plastic packaging systems to interact and impact product quality and safety.
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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.
Dr. Desmond G. Hunt, senior scientific liaison within the U.S. Pharmacopoeial Convention (USP), discusses USP’s pending revisions to USP General Chapter Containers—Performance Testing, concerning packaging and moisture permeation.
Three new accessories for Mocon’s OpTech oxygen test system for food and pharmaceutical applications are now available: a portability kit; a needle attachment with fluorescing sensor material applied to its tip; and the new ImPULSE sensor that works with opaque materials as well as with retort applications.
Uson’s Optima vT Leak and Flow Tester uses built-in mathematical tools that could improve yields and quality for packagers seeking improvements and/or faster leak test cycle times while maintaining Gage R&R.