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With February right around the corner, pharma companies and their packaging designers are scrambling to meet the Falsified Medicines Directive. As of February 9, 2019, each prescription drug packaging circulating in the EU must feature a 2D data matrix code enabling wholesalers and pharmacists to track it across the entire value chain. The packages must […]
Pharma packaging design is due for a makeover, thanks to a new EU regulation that will come into effect in February 2019. The Falsified Medicines Directive will cost the pharmaceutical industry more than 5 billion euros; a major investment for which patients can’t be charged. Reportedly 82 percent of manufacturers are taking the necessary measures […]
Designing packaging for pharmaceutical products is no easy feat. This article discusses key challenges pharmaceutical packaging designers are currently facing (next to GMP compliance).
Counterfeiting is a worldwide problem. Not only does it damage the reputation of all kinds of brands and businesses while stealing a big chunk out of their revenue, it also poses a serious threat to the safety of consumers. This is particularly true in the pharmaceutical industry. According to the World Health Organization, the number […]