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Baxter Initiates Voluntary Recall of Potassium Chloride Injection

September 17, 2014

Baxter International initiated a US voluntary recall of one lot of potassium chloride injection due to mislabeled shipping carton.

PDA Announces Technical Report on Drug Shortages

September 9, 2014

PDA will publish a technical report on quality risk management aspects of drug shortages in early 2015.

European Commission Approves RoACTEMRA for Treatment of RA

September 9, 2014

Roche?s RoACTEMRA receives EU approval for use in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.

FDA Releases Guidance Electronic Submission of Lot Distribution Reports

September 5, 2014

FDA releases draft guidance on electronic submission of lot distribution reports.

Infinity and AbbVie Collaborate to Develop Oncology Drug

September 5, 2014

The companies plan to develop and commercialize duvelisib (IPI-145).

Merck KGaA Breaks Ground on Facility in China

September 5, 2014

The new China facility will be Merck KGaA's biopharmaceuticals division's second largest worldwide.

DPT Laboratories Acquires Media Pharmaceuticals' Lakewood Facilities

September 5, 2014

DPT Laboratories acquired Media Pharmaceuticals' Lakewood, New Jersey facilities, providing space for aseptic processing suites and filling equipment.

Pfizer's Vaccine for C. Difficile Receives FDA Fast Track Designation

September 2, 2014

Pfizer announced that its investigational vaccine candidate for the treatment of Clostridium difficile has been granted the Fast Track designation from FDA.

NIH Launches Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine Candidate

August 29, 2014

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will begin the first in a series of trials for an Ebola vaccine during the week of Sept. 1.



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