Track and Trace

FDA Releases Compliance Policy for Dispenser Tracing Requirements

The Federal Drug Administration released the document DSCSA Implementation: Product Tracing Requirements for Dispensers — Compliance Policy Guidance for Industry. The guidance addresses the readiness of dispensers in the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain to comply with the provisions in section 582 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) (21 U.S.C.

TraceLink Boasts Cutting First-Year DSCSA Costs for U.S. Wholesale Distributors Through Cloud Data Service

TraceLink Inc., a global largest track and trace network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and eliminating counterfeit prescription drugs from the global marketplace, announced that United States wholesale distributors currently managing a mix of paper and electronic compliance documents under the U.S. Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) can reduce their compliance infrastructure and labor costs by more than 70 percent in the first year as a TraceLink customer.

Optel Vision Launches Open SiteMaster Software to Boost Data Exchange for Serialization

Optel Vision announced its launch of the first non-vendor locking site server, the Open SiteMaster, geared to improve data exchange for serialization without annual license fees.

Unique Coding, Over the Years

Over the years, PMP News has been tracking the need for product coding at item levels. In “Cutting Edge Coders” from the October 1995 issue, for instance, then features editor Jennifer Reid Holman wrote that “the latest computer-operated printers—including new models of thermal-transfer coders, ink jets, and laser coders—offer more variability.
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Preparing For A New Traceability Law

A national law provides a phased-in approach leading to the electronic tracking of uniquely-coded packages.
By David Vaczek, Senior Editor
The pharmaceutical supply chain will be reevaluating plans and investments for tracking product with the passage of H.R.
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Senate, House Reach Agreement On National Traceability Law

The prospect of federal track and trace legislation has leapt forward with the passage on Saturday by the House of Representatives of a bill negotiated between House and Senate committee leaders last week.

Congress Moves Toward National Standard For Drug Product Tracing

As Congress attempts to find common ground on a national tracing system for pharmaceuticals, the supply chain is preparing for current serialization requirements in California and globally.

Track-and-Trace Law Moves Forward In Congress

Congress is on a track to wrap up a national tracing system for pharmaceuticals, the Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance (PDSA) reported last week. An amendment to the Federal Food and Drug Cosmetics Act would preempt states’ traceability mandates in creating a uniform standard for the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Xyntek-Antares and ESS Technologies To Unveil Robotic Case Erector/ Loader with Track & Trace Solution

ESS Technologies, Inc. and Xyntek-Antares have partnered to develop a track & trace case packing solution that allows pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to automate the case packing process, as well as provide unit serialization and track & trace technology for all of the products being case packed.

Microscan Lands Ringier Technology Innovation Award for Packaging

The recognition salutes the company’s C-mount design QX Hawk barcode imager, which is suitable for pharma packaging track-and-trace applications.

Microscan, a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that its C-mount design QX Hawk barcode imager has won a 2012 Ringier Technology Innovation Award in the Packaging Industry category. Microscan’s Weijiang Song accepted the award during a ceremony in Shanghai. This event was co-organized by Ringier Trade Media and its magazine International Packaging News for China, together with ProPak China 2012.

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