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Changes to dangerous goods regulations

Oliver Moosdorf / pixelio.de New guidelines governing the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail and air took effect on 1 January 2014. Because the regulations governing the information and instructions listed on packages have changed significantly, the packaging industry is among those affected by the change. Changes to dangerous goods regulations

Packaging and transporting holiday mail

© DHL Estimates indicate that nearly 15 million packages are delivered in Germany alone in the run-up to Christmas this year, twice as many as in 2012 – and that number doesn’t even include cards and letters. Packaging and transporting holiday mail

Better Health Protection thanks to Innovative Pharmaceutical Packaging

© Schott the proportion of non-fluid medicine in bottles and glass jars is rising. This option offers clear advantages particularly to older patients because it allows easy opening and targeted dosing of the preparation. A new development care aims to ensure that so-called delamination can no longer represent a risk factor for consumers.Better Health Protection thanks to Innovative Pharmaceutical Packaging

Data Matrix Codes for Fast, Secure Trade of Goods

Harald Wanetschka/ pixelio.de The more information found on the packaging, the faster and more safely can goods travel from the manufacturer to the consumer.Data Matrix Codes for Fast, Secure Trade of Goods

New regulations for cosmetics packaging

© Scanrail - Fotolia.com The EU-wide Cosmetic Products Regulation puts the focus on consumer protection and thus on health and safety aspects. Since then manufacturers and traders have been subject to more stringent requirements with regard to quality, high-quality ingredients, advertising and safety. Packaging manufacturers, too, are affected by the new regulations. New regulations for cosmetics packaging

 
 

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