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Patient receiving medication from doctor

By Victoria Morgan

August 19, 2020

Regulatory agencies are driving the pharmaceutical industry to continuously improve the quality of drug products, but what is the reality for a drug developer who is expected to make parenteral preparations “practically free from particles”? Expectations of packaging are changing fast but how well prepared is the packaging to meet these needs?

Parenteral Packaging

By Deirdre Swinden

June 04, 2018

In March technical experts from both West and SCHOTT joined together to share insight on the current trends and challenges of the injectable drug market. The two companies held technical seminars sharing their knowledge and expertise related to component and container selection, as well as the integration of primary packaging for filling from clinical to scale up.

Analytical Lab employees

By Philomina Albanese

April 19, 2018

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) continuously creates and revises standards in response to industry needs to keep up with the evolving pharmaceutical landscape. Recently, there has been a surge in revisions of USP chapters centered on the evaluation of packaging components for drug products.