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Pharma excipients ‘may affect gastrointestinal tract’, says study

July 31, 2013
Manufacturing and Production Taylor, excipients

Excipients used in oral solid dosage forms are typically considered to be inert, but researchers in Japan have found they …

European falsified meds directive: implications for manufacturers

June 7, 2011
Manufacturing and Production APIs, GDP, GMP, excipients, pharma manufacturing

The Council of the European Union gave its backing to the new Directive on Falsified Medicines on May 27, setting …

Functional excipients driving US market growth

June 2, 2011
Manufacturing and Production API, excipients, functional excipients

Drugmakers are increasingly using more sophisticated excipients and blends in order to defend against generic competition, according to new market …

EU trailing as China moves ahead with master file plans

September 28, 2010
Manufacturing and Production API, China, EU, excipients

There has been progress in China on the development of drug master files for pharmaceutical ingredients and components, highlighting once …

Colorcon buys French excipients specialist

April 30, 2010
Manufacturing and Production Colorcon, Ethypharm, NP Pharm, contract manufacturing, excipients

US-based Colorcon has acquired excipient specialist NP Pharm, a division of French drugmaker Ethypharm, in order to expand its product portfolio …

Manufacturing news in brief

March 19, 2010
Manufacturing and Production Angel Biotech, Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Fresenius Kabi, Haselmeier, Patheon, W.R. Grace, excipients

Developments in the pharmaceutical manufacturing arena in the last week include facility news for Dr Reddy’s, Dishman, W. R. Grace, …

EC backs away from Directive on excipient GMP

June 17, 2009
Manufacturing and Production Europe, excipients

The European Commission has opted not to press ahead with developing a Directive on Good Manufacturing Practices for ‘certain’ pharmaceutical …

Pharma additives ‘risk to premature infants’

January 30, 2009
Manufacturing and Production additives, excipients

Difficulties in dosing medicines for premature babies mean some may be exposed to high levels of pharmaceutical excipients which, despite …

Lifeline for troubled LyondellBasell

January 8, 2009
Manufacturing and Production Lyondell, excipients

LyondellBasell, the world’s third-largest petrochemical company and a supplier of a number of pharmaceutical raw materials, has filed for Chapter …

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