Previous Blogs

Stoppers and Plungers

By Nancy Liu

十二月 27, 2019

Extractables and leachables (E&L) remain as one of the hottest topics in China – a topic to which West makes a strong commitment – in order to anticipate and address ever-changing regulatory and technical requirements. As part of this commitment, Lynn Yao, Scientific Affairs Manager at West, presented Challenges of E&L Study Under Changing Regulatory Environment at the second-annual Extractables and Leachables China, hosted by Smithers Rapra, September 2019 in Shanghai. This event assembled local stakeholders and experts for two days of presentations, training, and discussion on the China regulatory landscape, testing methods, and technical advances.

West elastomers

By Heike Kofler, Ph.D.

九月 19, 2017

Ensuring the safe containment of sensitive drug formulations requires a thorough evaluation of the container closure system. Selecting the packaging components requires knowledge about not only the drug formulation's requirements, but also the components’ material properties. Chemical compatibility of components with the drug formulation is key. Proper selection of components will provide the right closure design, assist with handling and help ensure container closure integrity throughout a drug product’s shelf life. Managing these factors well is critical, and West can help.

By Heike Kofler, Ph.D.

五月 09, 2017

The Global Technical Customer Support (TCS) team has as its main focus engagement with customers – facilitating access to West’s expertise in pharmaceutical packaging components and delivery solutions, and providing assistance and technical information on West and Daikyo products and services.