New USP Draft Chapter on Plastic Components Used in Manufacturing
In the current Pharmacopeial Forum revised drafts of the two previously published USP Chapters <665> and <1665> on plastic materials used in pharmaceutical manufacturing have been published for comment.
Extractable Elements in Plastic Materials - Extended Deadline for Comments
The drafts for the new Ph. Eur. chapters on plastic packaging materials (COP, COC, and Extractable elements in plastic materials for pharmaceutical use) have been re-published in Pharmeuropa to give stakeholders sufficient time to comment.
Update on COC / COP and Extractable Elements in Plastic Materials
Three drafts for new Ph. Eur. chapters on plastic packaging materials have been published for comment in the recent issue of Pharmeuropa: Cyclo-olefin polymers (COP), Cyclo-olefin copolymers (COC), and Extractable elements in plastic materials for pharmaceutical use.
An USP Stimuli article on Elastomeric Components for Inhalation Packaging / Delivery Systems has been published in Pharmacopeial Forum, proposing to test for nitrosamines in elastomeric components used for inhalation products.
Track & Trace: EMVO stakeholders call for inspections
Seven months into the operational phase a significant number of manufacturers and supply chain actors have not yet connected to the EU verification system. Now, the EMVO stakeholders encourage the NCAs to undertake inspections on all supply chain actors.