Regulatory

Desmond Hunt, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
Column/Opinion
|

USP to roll out information chapters on Good Distribution Practices

Five new general chapter standards related to GDP to become official next year, when three new chapters will be proposed.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
PDA’s Universe of Pre-filled Syringes & Injection Devices Conference and Exhibition will be held October 6-7 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, CA. The exhibit hall will be open from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6, and from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. For more information, contact PDA at 301/656-5900.
News
|

Universe of pre-filled syringes and injection devices

Parenteral Drug Assn. conference and exhibition features top packaging companies.
News
|

Report: 19 million Americans abuse prescription drugs

Novus Medical Detox believes that more education is needed. Can packaging play a role in reducing prescription drug abuse?
Column/Opinion
|

Dude! Gluten rules!

Gluten rules, as the surfers might say, but not in the way they might mean it. It rules the lives of those who have to avoid it for health reasons, and even some who avoid it for the wrong reasons.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
Column/Opinion
|

The case for and against RFID in pharma

Reaching necessary read accuracies remains a challenge in pharmaceuticals, but RFID could still prove useful.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
Column/Opinion
|

Packaging leads to CPSC action

Commission says some Dr. Reddy’s packaging failed to meet ‘special packaging’ that is resistant to children but openable by adults.
Dr. Michael Drues is president of Grafton, MA-based Vascular Sciences (www.vascularsci.com), an education, training, and consulting company. He can be reached on Linkedin®, by phone at 508.887.9486, and by e-mail at mdrues@vascularsci.com
Column/Opinion
|

The Future of Medicine: Biomedical nanotechnology

The smaller the thing, the bigger the challenge for nanotechnology, for medical treatment, for packaging, and for regulatory.
Map of India
Feature Article
|

An insider’s look at the healthcare market in India

The latest on India’s pharmaceutical and medical device markets, with a perspective from Vimal Kumar, Senior Specialist and Head Solutions/Medical Electronics for Tata Elxsi, a design engineering service provider in Pune, India.
Column/Opinion
|

Should government dictate how healthful our food choices are?

The essence of packaging is product containment. The essence of package labeling is product identification.
Column/Opinion
|

Poison packaging is an ongoing process

If you take a quick glance through the list of household products the law requires to have child-resistant packaging, you might think you’re looking at a game where the object is to make a list on which each thing has the least imaginable connection to the thing before it: aspirin, furniture polish, methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen), controlled drugs, and so on.

Pages

Subscribe to Regulatory

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.