IPEC-Americas has been closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation as well as advice from each state and the CDC. With the current CDC recommendations to cancel all meetings and events with greater than 50 people for the next 8 weeks we have elected to cancel Excipient World 2020. This decision was not taken lightly, but we believe this to be in the best interest of public health and all our attendees, exhibitors and speakers. Information about next steps will be emailed directly to exhibitors, speakers, and registered attendees.
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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.
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Christopher C. DeMerlis, Luke Grocholl, Jeffrey Pitt, Irwin Silverstein, Stephen M. Tyler,
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