Keeping medical device directions outside of a sterilized package lets a healthcare professional read up before opening the package. Luther Medical's patented tray design holds scrolled instructions outside the pack for its catheters.
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Long known as a manufacturer of extrusion blow-molded plastic containers, Robb Container Corp., Naperville, IL, has begun to offer bottles of oriented polyethylene terephthalate (PET) with the startup of its Model SSB 20 stretch/blow molding system from MAG-Plastic (Toronto, Ont.)
Even though there is pressure from within the food industry for modifications aimed at easing restrictions of health claims on food labels, the Food and Drug Administration doesn't appear to be in a mood to make many changes.
Continental Glass & Plastic (Chicago, IL) has introduced a flexible pouch that features a uniquely shaped bottom enabling it to be free standing. Provides 20% more decorating area and uses 1/25th of storage space compared to rigid containers, says the company.