FDA strives to tighten API repackaging operations

Some repackagers produce cartons or vials of prescription drugs, ready to be provided to patients; others are intermediaries in delivering active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) to manufacturers, compounding pharmacies and others. Several businesses in the latter category have been issued warning […]

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German firms combine for smart pharma packaging

Combining labeling and product-security technology from Schreiner MediPharm with folding box capabilities of Edelmann Group, a smart “pharma packaging of the future” is being showcased by the two firms. Smart packaging, according to the firms, “builds a digital bridge between […]

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For DSCSA compliance, PDSA is back in the public eye

A fundamental fact of making the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) effective is that collaboration is required among participants in the entire pharma supply chain—manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and health systems, and a long tail of specialized firms including logistics […]

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