Newly Patented Filtratio
Newly patented filtration technology enhances milk product purification
APEX, N.C. -A filtration technology developed by NCSRT Inc. (www.ncsrt.com) has received three U.S. patents for superior dairy separation and purification of milk, whey and colostrum.
Safe Handling Label May
Safe-handling label may move inside
ROCKVILLE, Md.-At the request of the egg industry, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA; www.fda.gov) has proposed to amend its food-labeling regulations so that safe-handling statements may appear on the inside lid rather than on the front of egg cartons.
Single Wafer Mixed Fluid
Single-wafer, mixed-fluid cleaning proposed for advanced processes
AUSTIN, Texas-The need for and difficulty of removing surface particles without damaging circuit features, and the increasing trend of mask cleaning borrowing from wafer-cleaning technologies, were key themes that emerged from the seventh annual conference on surface preparation cleaning "Emerging Technologies in Semiconductor Surface Preparation," sponsored by SEMATECH(www.sematech.org).
GlaxoSmithKline: Manufacturing processes being addressed to correct drug defects
ROCKVILLE, Md.-British pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK; Brentford, U.K.; www.gsk.com) says it has identified and is addressing unspecified manufacturing processes at its Cidra, Puerto Rico, facility that led to a March raid by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA; www.fda.gov, during which batches of defective medications were seized.
Gas Filter Technology Ai
Gas filter technology aims to extinguish pharma fire risk
EAST HILLS, N.Y.-Fire risk inherent with the production of certain protein-based drugs is the target of a new filtration technology developed by Pall Corp. (www.pall.com), which features specially designed PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) materials.
Infection Inspection Inv
Infection inspection invention
BIRMINGHAM, ALA.— Medical IT company MedMined Inc. (www.medmined.com) has introduced the Nosocomial Infection Marker (NIM) to its Data Mining Surveillance technology.
Injectable Technology To
Injectable technology to be manufactured in 14,000-square-foot cleanroom suites
SAN DIEGO, Calif.-Artes Medical Inc. (www.artesmedical.com) has begun qualification runs of its injectable wrinkle-filler device, ArteFill, at its recently completed commercial cGMP manufacturing facility in San Diego.
A Glimpse At Interphex U
A glimpse at Interphex unveilings
Over 950 exhibitors from around the world gathered together this past April for the Interphex conference and exhibition at the Jacob K. Javits center in New York City.
Biosafety Lab Cited For
Biosafety lab cited for three ‘serious’ health violations
BOSTON, Mass.-Detailing three procedural violations it deems as "serious," the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA; www.osha.gov) has fined Boston University and Boston Medical Center Corp. $8,100 as a result of researcher exposure to the potentially lethal tularemia-causing bacterium in the spring of 2004.
Cassette To Cassette Sys
Cassette-to-cassette system targets new semi processes
NEWPORT, Wales-Designed for 200-mm semiconductor processes, Trikon Technologies (www.trikon.com) began shipments in April for its Omega i2L dry-etch system, which combines the company's inline cassette-to-cassette handling subsystem with Windows NT control software and process modules from the company's fxP series cluster tools.
Danish Pharma Plant Name
Danish pharma plant named Facility of the Year
Innovative products weren't the only things unveiled at Interphex 2005 this past April.
Flexible Approach To Con
MT. PLEASANT, PA.-At the Sony Technology Center- Pittsburgh (STC-P; Mt. Pleasant, Pa.), the liquid crystal display (LCD) rear projection televisions and plasma-based direct view televisions assembled there contain extremely precise components the slightest speck of dust or dirt can wreak havoc.