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FDA OKs Marketing for First ADHD Med Device

Thu, 2019-04-25 11:00
The FDA has permitted marketing of a prescription-only device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Electronic Position Indicators Ensure Process Security in Track-and-Trace Systems

Thu, 2019-04-25 03:41
Compliance with the EU FMD requires implementation of traceability systems. The TQS (Traceable Quality System) from WIPOTEC-OCS employs a position indicator from SIKO GmbH that offers process security during format changes.

CDC: In Fighting Opioid Epidemic, Don’t Overlook the Guideline

Wed, 2019-04-24 18:51
In the rush to create solutions to reduce opioid misuse and overdose, some policies and practices go against recommendations for patient safety.

ICYMI: Walmart Commits to Aggressive Plastic Waste Reduction Goals

Wed, 2019-04-24 14:02
The new initiatives are aimed at advancing the sustainability of the retailer’s private brand packaging and promoting consumer-friendly recycling labels.

Largest Counterfeit Pill Bust in History!

Wed, 2019-04-24 11:00
Three New Jersey men were arrested in connection with over half a million counterfeit prescription tablets.

Growpacker Inc.: Child-Resistant Lids for Aluminum Cans

Tue, 2019-04-23 14:30
Cannasafe lids provides a resealable, child-resistant closure for THC-infused beverages that also fits with four- and six-pack holders.

Sustainable Innovations in Flexible Packaging

Tue, 2019-04-23 13:37
Companies are finding innovative ways of meeting the demand to reduce flexible packaging waste.

Scientists Are Bringing Pig Brains Back from the Dead

Tue, 2019-04-23 11:00
A team of researchers at Yale University made a groundbreaking discovery with questionable ethics behind it.

FDA Says to Stop Selling Vaginal Mesh

Mon, 2019-04-22 11:00
An increase in ‘adverse events’ linked to surgical mesh used in pelvic procedures prompts action from the FDA.

FDA Draft Guidance: Nitinol in Med Devices

Mon, 2019-04-22 03:25
New draft guidance offers considerations for using the unique alloy in patient contacting components. Labeling is key in limiting risks from allergic reaction. Comments are due June 17, 2019.

Supply Chain Innovation in 2019

Fri, 2019-04-19 10:07
Robotics, augmented reality and digital transformation will be top of mind for the future of supply chain logistics, as well as e-commerce and customer experience.

New Smartphone App Helps Diagnose Sight Problems

Fri, 2019-04-19 07:00
Peek Acuity is an app that brings the principles of an eye test to smartphones to improve eyesight in developing countries.

The FDA Doesn’t Want you Diagnosing Concussions with an App

Thu, 2019-04-18 11:00
The FDA is warning the public against using medical devices marketed to help assess, diagnose, or manage head injuries.

Quick Take: Weight Watchers’ New Brand Gets Packaging Refresh

Wed, 2019-04-17 18:00
As part of the global rollout for WW, the packaging gets a colorful new look that keeps the focus on the food.

FDA Orders Label Changes to ‘Pink Viagra’

Wed, 2019-04-17 11:00
The first ever female libido pill must update its warning label to specify how and when it should be taken with alcohol.

Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Clinical Trial

Tue, 2019-04-16 11:00
The experimental cancer vaccine teaches the cancer patient’s body to recognize tumors and attack them.

Healthcare Packaging EXPO helps PACK EXPO Int'l Make Top 5

Tue, 2019-04-16 09:03
PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO Rank 5th on 2018 TSNN Top Trade Show List

Aurizon Ultrasonics: Ultrasonic Systems for Nonwoven Processing

Mon, 2019-04-15 18:12
A new option of fixed blade horn technology for material lamination and edge sealing is available. Other new bonding technologies include elastic entrapment and a bonder for machinery manufacturers and experienced end users.

Condom Packaging Features Built-In Consent

Mon, 2019-04-15 11:00
An innovative new condom requires four hands to open its packaging, implying consent from both parties.

Turnkey Line Loads Pharmaceutical Powder Stickpacks into Flip-Top Boxes

Fri, 2019-04-12 11:16
As single-serve sachets continue to grow in healthcare, Cama Group developed a robotic packaging line designed for efficiency, precise handling/closing and ergonomic line access for operators.

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