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10 Mar 2020
How to mitigate the risk of nitrosamine formation during medicine manufacturing

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) have recently released a publication instructing Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAH) to take precautionary measures to…

How to mitigate the risk of nitrosamine formation during medicine manufacturing

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) have recently released a publication instructing Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAH) to take precautionary measures to mitigate the risk of nitrosamine formation or presences during manufacture of all medicines containing chemically synthesised active substances.  Nitrosamine impurities have been in the regulatory spotlight since they were discovered…

10 Dec 2019
The key objectives of the new EU medical device regulations

The past number years have seen a significant improvement in medical device sciences and technologies that have transformed the industry…

The key objectives of the new EU medical device regulations

The past number years have seen a significant improvement in medical device sciences and technologies that have transformed the industry for the better of the patient. A medical device is a healthcare product or piece of equipment a person uses for a medical purpose. Medical devices play a crucial role…

15 Nov 2017
Revised standards to improve medicinal product description

A series of Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) standards are under revision and will bring a host of benefits to…

Revised standards to improve medicinal product description

A series of Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) standards are under revision and will bring a host of benefits to patients and the global health care community.

07 Nov 2016
Innovation and compliance converge on UL’s Prospector

It is crucial for formulators to remain abreast of global regulatory changes. The latest developments on Prospector, the materials and…

Innovation and compliance converge on UL’s Prospector

It is crucial for formulators to remain abreast of global regulatory changes. The latest developments on Prospector, the materials and ingredients search engine from UL, provide the personal care industry with an overview of global regulatory information.

24 Aug 2016
Setting the quality standards

A quality system is crucial in the manufacturing of cosmetics to maximise product quality outcomes and maintain compliance, be it…

Setting the quality standards

A quality system is crucial in the manufacturing of cosmetics to maximise product quality outcomes and maintain compliance, be it with local or international regulations. The essence of this is outlined in a white paper by John Garvey, CEO of Compliance Architects.

20 Jul 2016
Understanding the EU Cosmetics Regulation and attaining compliance

It has been almost three years since the EU Cosmetics Regulation was put in force across Europe, replacing the preceding…

Understanding the EU Cosmetics Regulation and attaining compliance

It has been almost three years since the EU Cosmetics Regulation was put in force across Europe, replacing the preceding EU Cosmetics Directive. It is evident that it has become a real challenge for the cosmetics industry - even global brand leaders - to meet the robust regulatory requirements of…

28 Feb 2016
Rotoflex Security Series brings advancements in stringent label inspection

Rotoflex has released the new Security Series for stringent label inspection and finishing. The fully integrated modules seamlessly integrate into…

Rotoflex Security Series brings advancements in stringent label inspection

Rotoflex has released the new Security Series for stringent label inspection and finishing. The fully integrated modules seamlessly integrate into the Rotoflex VSI, HSI and VLI product lines, either as a new equipment option or as a retrofit to existing installations.

11 Aug 2015
Your waste, your responsibility

Coschem held a lecture evening on 22 July 2015 on the topic of Hazardous waste management in South Africa. The…

Your waste, your responsibility

Coschem held a lecture evening on 22 July 2015 on the topic of Hazardous waste management in South Africa. The talk outlined the steps cosmetics manufacturers should take to ensure they comply with legislation surrounding the responsible management of their waste streams.

06 Jul 2015
Offline coding a solution to FMD compliance

Pyrotec PackMark recently reminded pharmaceutical manufacturers who sell their products on the European market about the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).…

Offline coding a solution to FMD compliance

Pyrotec PackMark recently reminded pharmaceutical manufacturers who sell their products on the European market about the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD). Producers will have to comply with this legislation from January 2016.

09 Apr 2015
Cosmetics IQ launches interactive global guide on compliance

The second Global Cosmetic Compliance Summit will bring together more than 70 directors of regulatory affairs, heads of compliance and…

Cosmetics IQ launches interactive global guide on compliance

The second Global Cosmetic Compliance Summit will bring together more than 70 directors of regulatory affairs, heads of compliance and brand owners from an international audience to tackle regulatory challenges across the globe and exploit growth in emerging and existing markets.


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