Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues September 2023

FDA-compliant medical device label review, Data Matrix codes for pharma safety, digital IFUs, packaging Fundamentals, B. Braun package redesign, recycling certification, more.

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Packaging departments of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to keep up with regulatory updates, sustainability solutions, new technologies, and major issues impacting their packaging decisions. On a regular basis, Packaging Digest finds and reposts related healthcare packaging news, videos, and opinions found on social media, with the most recent “find” at the top.

Here is the stream of curated news and developments from September 2023. Click here to see the latest additions for the current month.

For more medical device and pharmaceutical packaging news as it happens, be sure to follow Packaging Digest on Twitter and LinkedIn.


A review of medical device labels for FDA compliance.


Pharmaceutical company cuts plastic usage by 53%.

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Data Matrix codes tout safety for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Paper, digital, or both?

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Panelists discuss packaging sustainability.

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Südpack expands film and pouch packaging in France.

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Ear-drop packaging stands up to waste.

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IoPP brings Fundamentals of Medical Packaging course to MD&M West 2024.

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Dissecting a large-scale packaging redesign project with B. Braun.


Growth of sterile medical packaging.

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Plastic waste in labs.

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Prepping for container closure requirements.


Growth of pharmaceutical packaging industry.

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Klöckner Pentaplast’s recycling certification for medical packaging.

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Packaging inserts draw a blank.

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Pacur selects Eastar for rigid medical packaging.

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For earlier Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues items, click here.

About the Author(s)

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

Kassandra Kania

Freelance Writer

Kassandra Kania is a freelance writer based in Charlotte, NC. She has written extensively about healthcare packaging for a variety of publications.

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