Crisis Management

Crisis Management – is your company ready to manufacture needed drugs when disasters and pandemics happen?

No industry is immune from disasters or pandemics, and many are thrust into the middle or greatly impacted because of them. Earthquakes, fires, typhoons, tsunamis, hurricanes and pandemics happen, and Mother Nature does not discriminate on timing or location and often does not give much warning.

A Crisis Management Plan is an integral part of a corporate business plan for every industry.

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The Critical Role of Excipients in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fight

Excipients play a critical role in the development of new biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and vaccines to fight coronavirus and other diseases

As companies rush to develop new biopharmaceuticals, drug products, vaccines, and re-purpose older drug products to fight COVID-19, the importance of the critical function excipients play in these products cannot be forgotten.

Artificial intelligence has been used to rapidly identify molecules that could form the basis of an effective treatment against the coronavirus at the heart of the current outbreak.

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New Solutions

See what’s new in the world of excipients at Excipient World 2019 – new solutions, services, supplier offerings and more

The role of excipients in the global market is rapidly evolving. Discover all the new inactive ingredients & solutions, manufacturing services & processes, technology advancements and regulatory updates only at Excipient World 2019. The conference & expo is designed to help manufacturers produce safe and effective drugs, combination devices and healthcare products. In just three days,

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IPEC-Americas demystifies the presence of gluten in pharmaceuticals

IPEC-Americas Regulatory Affairs Committee Gluten Working Group recently published an article in Tablets & Capsules that discusses the amounts of gluten content in pharmaceutical excipients and clarifies common misconceptions about gluten presence in pharmaceutical products. The concern is that gluten may be present in medications that contain starches derived from foods that contain gluten.

Eye on Excipients

Christopher C. DeMerlis, Luke Grocholl, Jeffrey Pitt, Irwin Silverstein, Stephen M. Tyler,

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To use Talc or not to use Talc: Should this even be a Question?

Magnesium silicate (MgSiO3) when hydrated is most commonly known as “Talc”. In the pharmaceutical industry, talc is used primarily as a glidant to improve powder flow in tablet compression. Of course, talc is also used by the personal care industry in talcum powder as an adsorbent and by the cosmetic industry in other types of powders and blushes.

It is in the non-pharma industries where safety concerns about talc first originated.

Because talc is a naturally occurring mineral that is mined from the earth,

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IPEC-Americas to Acquire Global Excipient Event

ExcipientFest Rebranded to Excipient World to better address the growing global demand for excipient education and sourcing

Press Release

Arlington, VA, May 1st, 2018 – The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas, IPEC-Americas, the leading industry association that develops, implements, and promotes global use of appropriate quality, safety, and functionality standards for pharmaceutical excipients and excipient delivery systems, announced the pending acquisition of the excipient event, ExcipientFest, from Dwight Mutchler,

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Growing Global Demand for Excipients

Consumer demand for new and innovative drug, over-the-counter, and regulated consumer products is helping to fuel the growth of the excipient market. According to American Pharmaceutical Review‘s article, the excipients market could reach $9.9 B by 2021:

Building on Strength: Excipient Supply Chain Prepares to Meet Global Demand

Posted: December 22, 2017
American Pharmaceutical Review
By Nigel Walker

The excipient market is enjoying a growth period.

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The Vital Role of Excipients

Excipient World 2019 will showcase excipient innovations on the exhibit floor and in the education program to help pharma, biologics, veterinary medicine and combined medical device manufacturers in the formulation and delivery system process to serve consumers better and produce safe and cost-effective products.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing magazine’s article on Excipient demand trends showcases the key role excipients play in producing new drug and consumer products:

Trends in Excipient Demand
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