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2712, 2017

How Alkalinity Affects Household Cleaners

December 27th, 2017|Blog|

We use household cleaners, including multi-surface and glass cleaners, to mop up such a huge variety of messes that the ingredients in each bottle have to be capable of breaking down all kinds of materials. But those ingredients also have to be limited in their capacity to cause damage to […]

1412, 2017

How Failure Testing Affects Packaging

December 14th, 2017|Blog|

Product packaging is an essential part of your marketing and sales efforts. Once you’ve developed your product, whether it’s food and beverage, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, or even a medical device—attractive packaging can go the final mile towards convincing consumers to purchase it. Your company’s packaging can make or break a sale, […]

1212, 2017

Pharmaceutical Reverse Engineering: How Does It Work?

December 12th, 2017|Blog|

Pharmaceutical deformulation, the reverse engineering of a product’s formulation, is a necessary process to create generic drugs. Even before patent expiration, skilled chemists must perform a detailed analysis to identify, quantify, and characterize the original formula’s active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and its excipients, whether it’s a drug or supplement.

Successful generics […]

712, 2017

In Product Failure Cases, Who Is Liable?

December 7th, 2017|Blog|

If a product injures a consumer due to a defect or improper labeling, every party in the distribution chain is potentially liable. The product liablity thus potentially extends to:

The product manufacturer
A contractor who manufactured parts used in the final product
A third party that assembled or installed the […]

109, 2017

How to Make Sure My Company’s Medical Device Meets FDA Standards

September 1st, 2017|Blog|

Getting your company’s medical device ready to bring to market means working to meet FDA standards. The FDA’s regulations help ensure your medical device is safe for the public, and there are various pathways toward achieving approval. The average timeline for medical device development is roughly 3-7 years, though actual […]

3008, 2017

What Chemicals Should Be Avoided in Cleaning Products?

August 30th, 2017|Blog|

It’s easy to overlook danger to humans when selecting chemicals to include in cleaning solutions. Manufacturers and developers become more concerned about the ability of their products to clean than how they affect consumers’ skin, sensory organs, internal organs, and biological systems.

There are potentially harmful toxic chemicals inside many common […]

2808, 2017

Why Use Custom Formulation for Your Paint Products?

August 28th, 2017|Blog|

Whether your company sells paint or other coating products for commercial or industrial use, it can be challenging to stand out in the market. While several large multinational producers dominate the field, there are also many smaller regional manufacturers who must carve out a niche for themselves in order to […]

2408, 2017

How to Keep E-Liquids Safe for Consumers

August 24th, 2017|Blog|

Until recently, the electronic cigarette industry and the nicotine-containing solution used to create the inhaled vapor weren’t regulated in the United States. A popular and growing product, e-cigarettes are widespread among younger consumers, especially with e-liquid flavors as diverse as Apple and Watermelon Menthol. Before regulations of e-cigs and e-liquids, […]

2208, 2017

How to Make Sure Your 3D Printer Ink Won’t Fail

August 22nd, 2017|Blog|

3D printing is such a new process that it is only in its infancy of possibilities for consumers, manufacturers and inventors. In the same vein, 3D ink is still being optimized. For budding 3D printers and professional printers alike, preventing 3D ink failure is essential to getting the most out […]

908, 2017

How Green Product Development & Eco-Friendly Reformulation Can Increase Your Sales

August 9th, 2017|Blog|

As consumers become more aware of the environmental impact of their purchases, the demand for eco-friendly products is increasing. Many consumers will pay a small premium for cleaning products that are labeled as ‘green’ or ‘eco-friendly,’ provided those products have proven to be as effective as their non-green alternatives.

As a […]