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Packaging of Pharmaceuticals Essentials

  June 02, 2015  
CfPA-The Center for Professional Advancement, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
28-30 September 2015

Who Should Attend?
This training is designed for personnel involved in packaging in the following industries: pharmaceuticals; medical devices; personal care products; cosmetics & toiletries; nutritional products and veterinary medicines.

The program will be especially beneficial to those employed in:
  • Development 
  • Technology
  • QA/QC 
  • Auditing
  • Purchasing 
  • Production Processes
  • Regulatory Affairs 
  • Marketing
  • The supply of packaging materials and packaging machinery

Course Description
This 3-day intensive course will address how packaging for all types of pharmaceuticals (ethical, OTC, veterinary medicines) and related products are developed, manufactured, tested, filled, transported, stored and used.

Emphasis is on characteristics of packaging materials. Relevant physical and chemical properties of each type of material are detailed including the importance of the processes used to manufacture, convert or prepare materials for use, on their specifications, performance and quality of the final packages.

Current demands for information on packaging to satisfy company and regulatory authorities will be examined from a worldwide perspective along with the effects of counterfeiting concerns.

Active participation is encouraged. Participants’ questions and discussions are incorporated, as well as small group exercises. Samples of various packs/systems are available to enhance understanding.

Maximize Your Learning!
Attend this course and its Companion Course:
Process Validation for Packaging of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
1-2 October 2015 • Amsterdam • Course ID #1789
Organized by: CfPA-The Center for Professional Advancement
Invited Speakers:
Mervyn J. Frederick; Former Head of the Packaging Development Group, former N.V. Organon, Oss (Currently MSD - Oss, The Netherlands)former N.V. Organon, Oss (Currently MSD - Oss, The Netherlands)

Mervyn J. Frederick, following early retirement is Former Head of the Packaging Development Group of N.V. Organon, Currently MSD – Oss in the Netherlands. He is responsible for the evaluation, prescribing and advising on packages and materials with respect to pharmaceutical, regulatory, production, marketing and consumer requirements. He contributes to the development of unique presentations and devices for the company’s products world wide. He holds a number of patents.

He has a Higher National Diploma in Chemistry (GB) and his earlier experience included development of pharmaceutical technology, analytical procedures and formulations at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, in London and Edinburgh.

Mr. Frederick is a Fellow of the Institute of Packaging, UK and is an internationally recognized consultant for the preparation, and presentation of professional training and lectures in Packaging, Validation, Material Distribution (Logistics), European Union Laws on Packaging and Packaging Waste. He serves as examiner for various established institutions and has been active in committee work for the Netherlands Normalization Institute, German Industrial Standards and International Standards Organization.

Mervyn Frederick is dedicated to promoting packaging professionalism and the improvement of packaging standards for the industry and consumer.


Deadline for Abstracts: n/a
Registration: Please click here for registration information.
E-mail: sberg@cfpa.com
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