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Child-Resistant Packaging Required For Products Containing Imidazolines

Manufacturers of eye drops and nasal products will have up to two years to develop the special packaging.
Pharmaceutical companies will be updating packaging for more than 40 commonly used products following a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) rule requiring child-resistant (CR) packaging for product containing imidazolines.
The regulation impacts all prescription and OTC medications with the equivalent of 0.08 mg or more of imidazolines, a family of drugs that perform as vasoconstrictors when applied topically.
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Rx Pharma-Pack Launches Contract Packaging Services

An IMA Safe Uniline supports small batch and full production bottle volumes.
Rx Pharma-Pack Inc. has established contract packaging for pharmaceutical solid dose packaging with the setup of its first bottling line.

Amcor Earns J&J's 2012 Supplier Sustainability Award

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has recognized global packaging provider Amcor Ltd. with a 2012 Supplier Sustainability Award. Amcor Rigid Plastics and Amcor Flexibles were both recognized for their overall sustainability efforts as well as their roles as suppliers to J&J. One of 43 nominated suppliers in J&J's worldwide competition, Amcor was one of seven award winners.

Alu Closures To Be Highlighted At Conference

The Application Fundamentals of Aluminum Closures (AFAC) Conference will be held on September 11 and 12 in Athens, Georgia. The conference, hosted by Fowler Products, features panelists and presenters from major closure, bottle, and equipment manufacturing organizations.
 

BD Introduces Plastic Blood Culture Bottles

The bottles from BD Diagnostics are designed to help increase laboratory convenience while meeting quality standards.

BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), today announced that it obtained 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for BD BACTECTM Plus Aerobic/F blood culture bottles in plastic, previously only available in glass. Obtaining 510(k) clearance allows for increased convenience for customers without compromising the performance and quality of the system.

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Compression Blow-forming System Said to Produce Defect-free Pharma Bottles

Amcor Rigid Plastics has partnered with Sacmi Imola on a machine for producing rigid HDPE pharmaceutical bottles.

Amcor Rigid Plastics, a producer of rigid plastic packaging, and Italy's

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Versatile Bottling

An A+ Secure Packaging bottling line is customized for flexibility.
 
 
A fully integrated bottling line at A+ Secure Packaging (www.apluspak.com) is designed to handle diverse customer requirements and minimize production costs.
The first bottling line at the contract packager’s 34,000-sq-ft LaVergne, TN facility, the line features electronic sensing with reject verification and a two-c
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Broken Tablets, Possible Mix-Ups in Packaging Lead Novartis to Recall Certain OTC Drugs

Packaging inconsistencies as well as broken or chipped tablets have prompted Novartis Consumer Health Inc. (NCH) to conduct a sweeping recall.

A+ Secure Packaging Installs Integrated Bottling Line

A+ Secure Packaging LLC, a custom contract packaging for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dietary supplement, OTC, prescription, animal health, and medical device companies, has installed a new, fully integrated bottling line.

Daily Dosage Bottles Chosen for Victrelis

In May, FDA approved Merck’s new treatment for chronic hepatitis C (CHC), Victrelis (boceprevir). The drug is approved for the treatment of CHC genotype 1 infection, in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin, in adult patients (18 years of age and older) with compensated liver disease, including cirrhosis, who are previously untreated or who have failed previous interferon and ribavirin therapy, according to Merck.

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