Packaging

Container Closure Integrity Testing (CCIT)

Last week, Contract Laboratory received a request from a company needing container closure integrity testing (CCIT) of an injectable drug product. Integrity testing of the containers of pharmaceutical products is […]

Packaging

Testing for BPA

Testing for BPA  can be performed on a number of consumer products, as BPA is found in such things as hard plastics, canned goods, sporting goods, water bottles, electronics, toiletries, […]

Packaging

Textile Testing to Oeko-Tex Standard 100

Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is a worldwide certification for textiles such as yarns, fabrics, buttons, linens, terry cloth, thread, and other accessory materials, developed in 1992 that tests for harmful substances […]

Packaging

Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act | LHAMA

The Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act, or LHAMA, exists to ensure art materials are free of potentially dangerous chemicals, substances, and other potential hazards. This act requires that all […]

Packaging

Food Allergy Testing

According to the FDA, food allergies are becoming a more common occurrence with symptoms ranging from mild hives to severe anaphylaxis. Symptoms of a food allergy can show up within […]

Packaging

Waterproof Testing

Summer is on its way and with the sun and the heat comes playing in the water to cool down! How can you be sure your device and technology can […]

Packaging

Consumer Packaged Goods Reformulation

In a recent retail report, 179,600 consumer packaged goods worldwide were reformulated last year in an effort to keep up with consumers’ changing tastes (read article detailing the report, here). […]

Packaging

National Nutrition Month

Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? The intent of National Nutrition Month is to educate and inform consumers of the importance of making healthy and informed food choices […]

Packaging

Container Closure Integrity Testing (CCIT)

Container closure integrity testing is done to evaluate the strength and integrity of a container closure system. Testing of container closures is important as it ensures a sterile barrier against […]