Week of October 15, 2012: Catalent Licenses NJIT Taste-Masking Technology; MicroConstants Completes FDA Inspection; and More

Oct 17, 2012
By PharmTech Editors

Catalent Pharma Solutions has taken an exclusive license to taste-masking technology developed by the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Under the terms of the license, Catalent will complete transfer of the technology into its cGMP facilities to support manufacture of dosage forms such as its Zydis fast-dissolve platform. Read More

On Sept. 20, 2012, an investigator from FDA visited MicroConstants’ San Diego, California, facility for a routine inspection to assess the CRO’s overall compliance with good laboratory practice regulations. During the visit, the investigator toured the facility and laboratory areas and reviewed several method validations, three sample analysis projects, and a pharmacokinetic analysis report. Upon completion of the inspection, the investigator reported zero findings, observations, or recommendations. Read More

Recipharm and Astimex Pharma have announced the formation of a collaboration agreement for the development and manufacture of a pharmaceutical product. The formulation development work will take place at the Recipharm Pharmaceutical Development site in Solna, Sweden. Astimex Pharma also has the opportunity to choose Recipharm as the future manufacturer for the product. Additionally, Astimex is in discussions with Recipharm for engagement to carry out other manufacturing and development contractual projects. Read More

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