All news articles for October 2019

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WuXi STA’s facility passes first inspection by EMA

By Ben Hargreaves

The company’s Shanghai facility passes the European regulator’s inspection with no ‘critical’ or ‘major’ findings regarding the commercial products produced at the site.

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Robots lend a hand in secondary packaging

By Melissa Fassbender

Vetter recently completed a successful pilot project to automate aspects of its secondary packaging series with the use of a dual-arm robot – which provides a high degree of continuity and precision, says CDMO.

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Romaco launches first recyclable strip packaging

By Vassia Barba

Romaco’s Push Packs, made from recyclable polyolefin laminate, are the ‘first ever’ recyclable unit dose packaging for solid drug products, according to the company.

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Sponsors need to understand and prepare for CCPA: Greenphire

By Melissa Fassbender

California’s data privacy law will provide clinical trial participants with confidence that their information will not be misused – though additional clarity is needed as the pharmaceutical industry faces mounting pressure to increase transparency.

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Letter to the Editor

Counterpoint: 3 reasons Right to Try is less flexible than expanded access

By Richard Klein, director of expanded access programs and policy, GE2P2 Global Foundation

In a letter to the editor, Richard Klein, director of expanded access programs and policy for the GE2P2 Global Foundation, outlines three reasons why Right to Try is less flexible than expanded access.