2009 Pre-Interphex Showcase: Packaging
Gamma-safe RFID tags
The “GammaTag” read–write RFID tag withstands gamma-radiation sterilization and maintains data integrity. The product provides reliable device identification from inception to disposal. The tag simplifies sterilization because components may be assembled complete with the tag, then gamma-irradiated as a unit.
AdvantaPure, Southampton, PA
The “NextBottle” package from Catalent and One World Design and Manufacturing Group is designed to improve patient compliance. The product’s dial mechanism dispenses one pill at a time and automatically reminds patients of the last day that a pill was taken.
Catalent Pharma Solutions, Somerset, NJ
Transfer packaging for
“BD TSCF” packaging ensures the secure transfer of sterile prefillable syringe components into the pharmaceutical filling environment. The packaging is compatible with IDC “Biosafe” doors for aseptic filling machines within isolator or barrier systems. This packaging is part of the “BD SCF” global offer, which features expertise in sterile processing of preservative-free drugs; secure, reliable, easy-to-use systems; sterile, ready-to-fill; and drug master file and technical dossier.
BD Medical–Pharmaceutical Systems, Franklin Lakes, NJ
NanoGuardian’s “NanoEncryption” technology is an on-dose, multilayered, brand-protection technology that enables manufacturers to trace and authenticate each dose from plant to patient. The technology has intrinsic layered security features at the overt, covert, and forensic levels and can be applied directly to tablets, capsules, and vial caps.
NanoGuardian, Skokie, IL
Capsule-filling and -sealing machine
Qualicaps offers a laboratory-sized, fully-
automatic capsule-filling and -sealing
machine for liquid-filling two-piece capsules. The unit is designed for small production batches and has a production capacity of 3000 capsules/h. The device fills capsule sizes from 00 to 5.
Qualicaps, Whitsett, NC