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Newly discovered chemical reaction could streamline production of pharmaceuticals, other compounds

University of Texas researchers have discovered a new chemical reaction that could help lower the cost and streamline the manufacture of compounds ranging from agricultural chemicals to pharmaceuticals.
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FDA bans production at New Jersey compound firm over sterility issues

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action against New Jersey-based compounding pharmacy Med Prep Consulting, Inc. over concerns relating to the sterility of its production.
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Low-profile Pneumatic Pharmaceutical Conveyors

Volkmann, Inc.'s new line of low-profile pneumatic pharmaceutical conveyors feature a purpose-designed low profile vacuum pump and reverse jet shock tank, providing a necessary solution for conveying tablets and capsules in restricted height areas.
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King Pharmaceuticals to pay $2.2 million over Clean Air Act violations

Tennessee-based King Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., will pay a $2.2. million penalty to resolve issues relating to allegations of Clean Air Act violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced.
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Bill passed to fight counterfeit drugs

The United States has passed a bill intended to set up a national system for tracking pharmaceutical products through the supply chain to prevent counterfeit medicines from accessing the market.
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New membrane technology removes drug residue from water

Swedish researchers have developed a unique water treatment technology that can separate pharmaceutical residue from wastewater.
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Bayer confident of business growth with new drugs

German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer has developed an ambitious program that aims to cement the company's position among the leading names in the global pharmaceutical industry.
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New drugs launched in UK on the rise

Recent research by a team of scientists at Birmingham University in central England has dismissed fears that British patients might have to cope with a shortage of drugs.
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Merck to pay $8.5 million to settle Vioxx case in Pennsylvania

New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $8.5 million to the state of Pennsylvania to settle allegations that it inappropriately marketed its painkiller Vioxx.
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Engineer suffers chemical burns at GlaxoSmithKline plant

A 20-year-old engineer suffered chemical burns Tuesday in an industrial accident at a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plant.
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