The Latest in Drug Delivery and Parenteral Packaging

Drug-Delivery Devices
A supplier of noninvasive drug-delivery devices has launched a new Web site to aid in the identification and selection of spray, aerosol, or dispensing systems. Visitors can select a particular application field or therapy, such as Nasal Decongestant or Asthma. The company offers customized solutions, technical and scientific support, formulation science, testing and analytical laboratories, regulatory support, elastomer development and filling and packaging, for research and development purposes. Aptar Pharma,

Peristaltic Filling
A new high-throughput peristaltic filling system uses high-precision peristaltic filling technology. With the AsepticSU single-use fluid path, the filling and capping system ensures purity and simplifies validation. Featuring fully automated setup, changeover for different vials is quick, safe, and achievable within 10 minutes. Performance validation can be handled with a user-friendly PC interface, integrated 100% check weighing, reject stations, and automatic batch reporting in compliance with 21 CFR Part 11. Flexicon, Ringsted, Denmark; 800/282-8823;

Aseptic Filling

Particularly suited to small to medium batch production and configured to handle glass and plastic vials within the small volume parenterals filling range, a new machine is completely servo driven and can reach up to 120 vpm.
In the slow- to medium-speed configuration, the machine also features 500-ml dosing. All types of dosing systems can be installed on the machine ensuring the highest possible range of applications. The machine is prearranged to receive RABS or ISOLATORS and is equipped with quick-release assembly for filling, stoppering, and capping heads. IMA LIFE North America Inc., 800/851-1518;


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