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The Role of Functional Equivalence Analysis in the DuPont Tyvek Medical Packaging Transition Project

Package testing for the DuPont Tyvek Medical Packaging Transition Project (MPTP) is progressing on schedule, and all results published to date support the functional equivalence of the transitional material to the current Tyvek. While testing...

New Shipping Solution for Cryogenic Products Debuts

UPS has launched UPS Temperature True Cryo to provide an all-encompassing cryogenic packaging and shipping program for temperature-sensitive products.

New Lots Added to Previous Sterile Convenience Kit Recall

Following a June 3, 2014, recall of sterile convenience kits, Customed Inc. has initiated a recall of sterile convenience surgical kits-trays, bags, and new lots added.

Weight-Loss Product Package Becomes an Instant Knockout
When a new product enters an already crowded field––like the weight-loss supplements marketplace––standing out from that crowd is critical to success...
Script Your Future Campaign Reaches Three-Year Milestone in Adherence Awareness

Having completed its initial three-year program, the Script Your Future campaign has educated millions of patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals about the importance of medication adherence. The milestone was recognized at the...

Mislabeled Overpouch Prompts Recall of One Lot of Potassium Chloride Injection

FDA is reporting on its Web site that Baxter International Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Highly...

Robots at Work on Deep-Draw Thermoforming Line

The robotic monoblock Unica, which integrates deep-draw thermoforming, robotic pick-and-place transfer, and carton packaging operations, was displayed at Pack Expo International by Marchesini Group. Taking up only a small footprint of 26.5 ft, the...

BioLife Solutions Improves Packaging Options for BloodStor and CryoStor Freeze Media

BioLife Solutions, Inc., Bothell, WA, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues, has launched two new...

Sealing Parameters for Polyamide Pouches