Pharmaceutical Technology-05-02-2003

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Pharmaceutical Technology

May 02, 2003

Pharmaceutical science & technology news.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

May 02, 2003

FDA resolves the bar code labeling debate, releases its GMP requirements for dietary supplements, and proposes a comprehensive adverse-event reporting system.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

May 02, 2003

The successful auction of Quintiles raises questions for the company's new owners, Pharma Services Holdings, Inc., and the entire pharmaceutical industry with regard to strategic investments, assets to be sold, and other concerns.

Already proven to be a useful tool in other industries, RFID may be the next innovative solution in product tracking and tracing.

Following the water absorption kinetics of hydrophilic matrices helps determine swelling behavior without disturbing the gel layer and aids in the quantitation of the water absorption pattern.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

May 02, 2003

Manufacturers who use the square root of N plus one rule as part of their overall sampling plan may be surprised to learn of its inadequacies and whether it truly represents the entire batch.

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Pharmaceutical Technology

May 02, 2003

The authors describe the particle?surface frictional forces involved in the operation of various dryers and discuss the affect on the degree of particle attrition.