TheraTears Reveals Colorful Packaging Redesign

Akorn Consumer Health has introduced a new packaging redesignin three of its TheraTears eye-care product lines for its primary, secondary, and package inserts, reports Packaging Digest. Those product lines comprise a total of 20 SKUs for lubricating drops, preservative-free drops, and products designed for contact lens wearers and nighttime use. 

TheraTears products works for adult patients suffering symptoms of dry eye.

Gerresheimer to Acquire Centor for $725M

Gerresheimer AG announced its acquisition of Centor, a global supplier of prescription containers for medical dispensing, for $725 million. The move further extends Gerresheimer’s footprint in the pharmaceutical packaging business.

Teva Parenteral Medicines Recalls 6 Lots of Adrucil Due to Particulate Matter

Teva Parenteral Medicines announced a voluntary recall of six lots of Adrucil (fluorouracil injection, USP) 5g/100 mL (50 mg/mL) due to the potential presence of particulate matter identified as aggregate of silicone rubber pieces from a filler diaphragm and fluorouracil crystals, according to an FDA press release. A similar recall occurred in May.

ESS Technologies to Demo Integrated Vial Filling and Capping System at Pharma Expo

The Model MB 25 Monoblock Filler/Capper for vials by ESS Technologies will be demonstrated at Pharma Expo in Las Vegas Sept. 28-30 in booth N-623. It is compact and provides an automated performance for filling and capping micro vials and small bottles. 

Gerresheimer to Show Vials for Aggressive Active Ingredients at CPhI

Gerresheimer will be demonstrating its new Gx Armor vials at CPhI in Shanghai between June 24 and June 26 at stand W5E02 in the New International Expo Center. Also, on June 24, Gerresheimer representatives will be hosting a workshop called “Pharmaceutical Glass and Drug Safety” in section W2 at meeting room M9 in the center.

Bormioli Rocco Presents New Vision at Pharmapack North America

Bormioli Rocco Pharmaceutical B.U. exhibited at Pharmapack North America June 9-10 at the Javits Center in New York, booth 4108, and presented its renewed business model.

Bormioli Rocco to Present New Vision at Pharmapack North America

Bormioli Rocco Pharmaceutical is presenting its renewed strategic concept, including its Delta Glass vials, improved high performance PR bottles, and New-Shaker single dose packaging at Pharmapack North America June 9-10 at the Javits Center in New York. It will be located at booth 4108.

New Packaging Tech from Körber Medipak Available at Pharmapack North America

Körber Medipak Systems will be featuring its new technologies from Seidenader at Pharmapack North America on June 9-10 in New York, including its high voltage leak detection for vials and syringes as well as headspace analysis for lyophilized product and powders. It is the company’s second year attending and it will be located at booth 4151. 

Catalent Reveals ADVASEPT Lock Expansion at Interphex

New Jersey-based Catalent announced the expansion of its ADVASEPT Lock delivery technology during this month’s Interphex conference in New York. It is a stopper-less, glass- and needle-free vial for safe delivery of injectable medications.

It is available in 1, 3, and 5-milliliter container closures but may be custom-designed to meet specific brand or delivery needs.

Wheaton High Recovery Vial Study Available at Interphex

Wheaton, a provider of laboratory plastic and glass goods for life science and biopharmaceuticals, released a new white paper highlighting a discovery that use of its high recovery vials (HRV) provides a 99 percent residual waste reduction compared to traditional flat-bottom vials. The study will be available at Interphex on April 21 through April 23 in New York at booth #1412.

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