Industry Briefs: Apr. 9, 2012

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A roundup of additional company and people news from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, their suppliers, and contract-service providers.

Company News

American Regent has initiated a nationwide voluntary recall of cyanocobalamin injection, USP, 1000 mcg/mL, 1-mL vial, for the following lot numbers: 1662, 1679, and 1683, due to cracks in the vials. Read More

AnaptysBio has announced a partnership with Celgene to develop antibodies against multiple therapeutic targets. Read More

Haupt Pharma has launched cold-chain storage capabilities in Japan. Read More

MPI Research and has agreed to provide preclinical and clinical testing to Edge Therapeutics. Read More

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and the University of Texas at Arlington have formed the Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry. Read More


Spectrum Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire Allos Therapeutics. Read More

Univar has expanded its relationship with BASF Pharma by adding its Cognis Pharmaline range to its European pharmaceutical portfolio. Read More

People News

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (BASi) has named Jacqueline Lemke chief financial officer. Read More

Lonza has appointed Richard Ridinger as CEO. Read More