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excipients

Traditionally, excipient selection has been performed using trial-and-error based methodologies, which are time-consuming and expensive. In this article, Dr Amjad Alhalaweh, PhD, formulation scientist, Recipharm, discusses a new method, HTS more

Opinion

In the second part of the CPhI Worldwide Annual Report it has been revealed that the trend towards the increased use of modern manufacturing processes and quality systems is occurring very slowly and the current drugs pipeline is discouraging. more

Analysis

Doug Millington-Smith, principal applications specialist at powder characterisation company Freeman Technology, considers the value of multivariate powder characterisation as a solution to the demand for comprehensive data. more

Opinion

The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) Europe has announced it will be holding a webinar on ‘Good Distribution Practices for Pharmaceutical Excipients’ on 22 June at 14:30 central European summer time. more

News

RSSL’s physical chemistry department has revealed an expansion of its particle characterisation capabilities, which includes new equipment to measure the surface area of powder particles. more

News

It has been announced that Chemische Fabrik Budenheim site in Budenheim, Germany, has recently been awarded an EXCiPACT GMP/GDP certificate from SGS — one of EXCiPACT’s internationally recognised certification bodies. more

News

Technology group Merck has entered into an agreement with PCAS of France to expand its excipients portfolio. more

Technology

Kaat Bracquiné, quality and regulatory affairs, Capsugel explains how to achieve compliance with the new EU guidelines for excipient GMPs more

News

Colorcon Asia Private Limited site has recently been awarded an Excipact Certificate from SGS Belgium, one of Excipact’s certification bodies more

News

Ashland, a specialty chemicals supplier, has been awarded an Excipact Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificate for its pharmaceutical excipients more

News

Muenster-based audit firm Blue Inspection Body has been registered by Excipact as a certification body for excipients used in the production of pharm more

News

Roquette granted EXCiPACT certification more

News

Merck Millipore has introduced Parteck SRP 80, a functional excipient for oral sustained-release formulations more

News

Following inspection by the Spanish authorities, the Tereos Syral plant in Zaragoza, Spain, has been awarded the good manufacturing practice certificate for the manufacture of Meridex pyrogen-free glucose monohydrate as an API. more

News

Rising star: The pharmaceutical excipients market has witnessed a strong growth over the past few years. more

News

Dow Pharma’s ‘Controlled Release Alliance’ with Colorcon is planning global commercial availability of its Methocel DC2 polymer by year end. more

Technology

Croda is a global player in specialty chemicals. An in-house proprietary flash chromatographic process is used to manufacture high purity super refined excipients for the pharmaceutical industry. more

News

DuPont Nutrition & Health has added an efficient pharmaceutical excipient to the portfolio of ingredients. more

News

Roquette provides guidance to make the best possible use of excipients through the development process -– from the creation of prototypes to scale-up. more

News

This certification comes less than 6 months after Mevisa’s sister site at Rawcliffe Bridge in the UK achieved the same quality accreditation. more