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JETT seeking input on User Requirement Specifications

Two current projects include revising URSs to a new tablular format and developing URSs for serialization.
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Cosmetics legal changes on the way?

Cosmetics are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration with the lightest of touches.
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FDA to respond to petition to ban BPA

While the agency weighs evidence that both supports and opposes the controversial chemical, consumers may make the ultimate decision.
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FDA amends packaging/labeling provisions on cGMP regs for drugs

Final ruling goes into effect March 20, 2013; aims to prevent label mix-ups, protect consumers, and eliminate regulatory burden.
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FDA considering waiving some prescription requirements

Agency to seek public input on allowing popular meds to switch from Rx-to-OTC to improve patient access to certain meds, which could impact package design and labeling.
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Aptar: Drug delivery devices

Two new electronic delivery eDevice platforms, e-Dose Counter and e-Lockout from Aptar Pharma are specially aimed at improving patient compliance.
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HealthPack headed to Dublin

A taste of Europe flavored opening day at HealthPack 2012 in Albuquerque. Meanwhile, the medical device community and nurses worked to open the lines of communication to address longstanding packaging concerns.
Counterfeit Avastin
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FDA changes to drug bar code rule could have significant impact on packaging lines

Depending on line speeds and label printing requirements, new equipment costs to meet rule could hit $200,000 per line.
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Packaging issue leads to voluntary Pfizer recall

Twenty-eight lots, or approximately 1 million packs of contraceptive products, are recalled due to out-of-order placebo pill placement in some packs.
27-ft long right-angle machine, used by Gooding to produce inserts and outserts.
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New folding machine produces for Gooding

Machinery investment allows insert/outsert manufacturer to produce up to 210 panels, helping pharmaceutical customers comply with FDA rule changes.

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