Avoiding UDI Implementation Pitfalls

When getting ready for Unique Device Identification, medical device manufacturers do face a number of challenges, but they can be addressed. Debara Reese, vice president, quality and compliance for Maetrics, explored such challenges and potential solutions during the MD&M East 2014 conference, “Common Pitfalls of UDI Implementation and How to Avoid Them.”

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CPhI South America Coming to Brazil

This August 5-7 in São Paulo, Brazil, CPhI South America will mark its seventh year and co-locate with Food Ingredients South America (FiSA). More than 13,000 attendees from manufacturers and suppliers within the pharma and food...

‘Cool’ drops come in an eye-catching, clear bottle

Launched just in time for allergy season is Rohto’s Cooling Eye Drops which is available to consumers without the need of a prescription delivering maximum strength redness relief. The fastest growing redness reliever brand popular among...

FDA Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Non-Expired Sterile Drugs from Unique Pharmaceuticals

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and consumers of a voluntary recall of all non-expired drug products produced for sterile use by Unique Pharmaceuticals Ltd., of Temple, Texas.

The...

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Acceptance of IND for AVP-786 for the Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA, announced July 21 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for a Phase II study assessing the safety and efficacy of AVP-786,...

Boston Scientific's New Tear Tab Transforms User Experience

For years, Boston Scientific Corp. (BSC) has employed closure strips on its shelf cartons, allowing the medical device manufacturer and other stakeholders to identify which items could be restocked for later reuse. (Restocking is a common occurrence...