California Board Clarifies Drop Shipment Requirement

The California Board of Pharmacy has agreed on an approach for handling pedigree requirements for drop shipments.

Drug Companies Face Year of Reckoning for Serializing Products

By Dave Vaczek
“e-Pedigree cliff” looms for manufacturers sitting on the side lines.
Pharmaceutical manufacturers that have been hoping for a reprieve from e-pedigree requirements will have to jump into the game in 2013, if California’s deadlines for product serialization hold, as most observers believe they will.

California BoP Modifies First Proposed E-Pedigree Regs in Response to Public Comment

During its public board meeting on December 13, the California State Board of Pharmacy discussed written and oral comments provided in response to the first proposed regulations needed to implement the state’s electronic drug pedigree provisions.

Congress, Industry Cobble Out New Fed Pedigree Proposal

The Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance said that Congressional leaders have lined up behind a new proposal for a national drug pedigree system.

Stepping—Not Leaping—Toward Electronic Pedigrees

A new system enables companies to begin applying and verifying GTINs without launching a full-scale electronic pedigree deployment.

By Daphne Allen

The IMprints Track & Trace Solutions suite from Videojet Technologies (Wood Dale, IL) provides a full, end-to-end package coding system for meeting electronic pedigree and track-and-trace requirements. But with California’s e-pedigree law not taking effect until 2015 and federal rules still taking shape, many pharmaceutical companies haven’t been looking for complete solutions.

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Novis Pharmaceuticals Provides E-pedigree with Serialized Bar Codes

By David Vaczek

Senior Editor


Novis Pharmaceuticals (Miami) is labeling product with serialized bar codes to help customers track medication inventory and use. With the specialty therapeutics distributor’s RxID solution, customers scan the codes at established locations for monitoring product orders and internal distribution. Customers access serialized product information through a Novis Web site portal.

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Drug Distributor Extends Subscription for Creating Electronic Pedigrees

Pharmaceutical distributor Dik Drug Co. has renewed its multiple-year subscription to pharmaceutical traceability software and services provided by SupplyScape Corp. Dik extended its license and upgraded to the SupplyScape Nexus to expedite the exchange of pedigrees across the entire supply chain and improve communication with trading partners.

Could Delay Be on the Way?

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Eyeing Electronic Pedigrees

Label and package inspection systems may be your first step in building an electronic product history.


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Three ePedigree Options

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