Efforts to sure-up pharma track and trace rules and combat counterfeiting are a significant opportunity for specialist labelling firms, but the pace of change is proving to be a frustration, according to Domino Printing Sciences MD, Nigel Bond.
European pharmaceutical manufacturers stepped up calls for a
blanket ban on repackaging of pharmaceuticals last week, suggesting
that this would be the single most effective way to seal the supply
chain for counterfeiting drugs.
Auditing firm blue inspection body (BIB) has achieved a type 'A'
independence rating under German accreditation organisation DAP's
scheme to certify the third-party inspection of active
pharmaceutical ingredient (API)...
The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and
Associations (EFPIA) has called for a ban on the repackaging of
medicines as part of a "zero tolerance" approach to the growing
problem of counterfeit medicines in...
The European Commission (EC) has launched a promotional campaign
urging European chemicals companies to pre-register for the new
REACH chemicals regulations to avoid potential disruption to
Roche heard early this morning that the European Commission (EC)
has decided to reinstate the marketing authorisation for the
company's HIV drug, Viracept (nelfinavir), but countries outside
the EU have yet to make a final decision.
European regulators have recommended that Roche's marketing
authorisation for HIV drug Viracept (nelfinavir) be reinstated,
following serious good manufacturing practice (GMP) deviations that
caused toxic contamination of drug...
European and US regulatory bodies have revamped their relationship
to ease administrative burdens and improve communication, as well
as implementing new measures directed specifically at paediatric
Excipient manufacturers and users are being encouraged to take part
in an online consultation set up by the European Commission to
assess the impact of kicking off formal good manufacturing practice
(GMP) regulations for excipient...
Fresh from Thermo's $10.4bn (€8.3bn) acquisition of the scientific
equipment and instrument specialists, Fisher Scientific posted
strong third quarter results that showed a profit rise of 62 per
cent coupled with an 11 per cent...