Syringe maker Unilife attributed increased first-quarter losses to higher expenditure, costs associated with relocation to the US and the construction of its new global headquarters and production facility in York, Pennsylvania.
Stason Pharmaceuticals’ subsidiary Standard Chem and Pharm will act as primary distributor for the Unitract 1ml safety syringe in China, Japan and Taiwan under a five-year new deal with US delivery device maker Unilife.
Becton Dickinson (BD) has extended its existing franchise in safety
injection products and insulin delivery technologies into the
safety pen needle market, with the US launch of the BD AutoShield
According to a new report, the market for needle-free injection
devices and safety syringes will exceed $2.49bn (€2.1bn) by 2009,
buoyed on by the increase of incidences in needlestick injuries and
high consumer demand for syringe...
Maxxon are to receive delivery of the first 5,000 batch of its
functional 3 cc Vacuum Operated Retractable Safety Syringe
("ReVac"), which is set to spark a price war amongst fellow
manufacturers in the Safety-engineered...
A patent covering a simple design for a safety syringe, which uses
a vacuum rather than a spring to retract the needle after use and
should be cheaper to manufacture than current products, has been
filed in the US by Maxxon Inc.
Gerresheimer launched a crop of new pharmaceutical components at
the Interpack show last week, including a new system for the dosing
of water-soluble dry medications and new devices to improve the
safety and ease of use of its syringe...
The safety hazards of reconstituting toxic drugs has been addressed
by Baxa, who have launched a dual purpose needle that prevents
environmental contamination that can occur during the process of
Italy's Marchesini has introduced a new packaging system that can
handle safety syringes, which are underused in Europe compared to
the US despite their proven benefits in reducing needlestick
injuries, reports Phil Taylor. It...
Hospira, the hospital products company spun out of Abbott
Laboratories earlier this year, has acquired a manufacturing
facility that will help it grow its pharmaceutical injectable and