Pharmaceutical Technology-10-02-2018

Features
Pharmaceutical Technology

October 02, 2018

The Global Health division of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking solutions for health problems, such as infectious diseases, that impact the developing world, including identifying drug delivery forms to compensate for a lack of infrastructure in these regions.

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Cover Story

October 02, 2018

Innovative technologies, such as drug-loaded devices and 3D printing, enable advances in implantable devices and other novel dosage forms.

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Features

October 02, 2018

Barrier materials, scavengers, and good seal integrity maximize shelf-life of oral solid-dosage drug packaging.

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Features

October 02, 2018

A twin-screw extruder can be used as a continuous wet granulator.

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Engineering controls and safe practices for containment protect both operator and product in tablet and capsule production.

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Experts blame the recalls, not on cGMP failures, but on inadequate risk assessment of processes that can generate toxic impurities.

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Features

October 02, 2018

Lipid-based formulations offer a means of addressing the physicochemical and biological challenges of poorly soluble APIs.

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API Synthesis and Manufacturing

October 02, 2018

Integration of new modeling and analytical tools with flow chemistry are notable trends.

Guest Editorial
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October 02, 2018

Efforts strive to harmonize bioanalytical method validation for non-clinical and clinical studies.

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Industry experts discuss the formulation and development issues that should be considered when addressing scale up from small-scale batches to commercial production.

Ask the Expert
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October 02, 2018

Susan Schniepp, executive vice-president of Post-Approval Pharma and Distinguished Fellow, Regulatory Compliance Associates, takes a look at the regulations around data integrity and how they relate to the concept of quality culture.

Regulatory Watch
Pharmaceutical Technology

October 02, 2018

A European task force outlines its upcoming efforts to combat drug shortages.

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This article applies the basics of stability, performance, and capability to modern process performance and capability indices.

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Experts weigh in on up-to-date analytical procedures for the lot release testing of small-molecule pharmaceuticals.

Issue PDF
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October 02, 2018

Click to view Pharmaceutical Technology North America, October 2018 (PDF).

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Peer-Reviewed Research

October 02, 2018

Internal release limits help ensure that a batch of drug product remains within specifications throughout its shelf life. This article explores what internal release limits are and why they are important.

Non-destructive surface area measurement can improve stability testing.

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Product Spotlight

October 02, 2018

Flexicon’s new range of stainless steel connection boxes are suited for applications requiring high levels of hygiene and ingress protection.

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Product Spotlight

October 02, 2018

A new Low-Profile, Flo-Thru Sanitary Screener from Kason scalps oversize particles and foreign matter from dry bulk materials and solids-laden slurries at high rates in low headroom areas.

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Product Spotlight

October 02, 2018

Ross, Charles & Son added a custom 150-gallon Triple Shaft Mixer, the Ross VersaMix Model VMC-150, with elaborate automation and safety functions.

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Product Spotlight

October 02, 2018

The LCMS-9030 quadrupole time-of-flight (TOF) liquid chromatograph mass spectrometer from Shimadzu is a researchgrade mass spectrometer suited to deliver high-resolution, accurate-mass detection with fast data acquisition rates.

Regulatory Watch
Pharmaceutical Technology

September 12, 2018

FDA is revising its inspection process and seeks harmonization of standards for US and foreign regulatory oversight to ensure the safety of medicines.