Colorcon is a known leader in the development, supply and technical support of specialty ingredients; formulated film coating systems, modified release technologies, and functional excipients for the pharmaceutical industry. Known for their best-in-class products and technologies which is complemented by extensive application data and value-added services to support all phases of solid oral dose design, development and manufacture, thee organization has a focus on market issues and technology development which has also earned Colorcon an international reputation as a pharmaceutical supplier of choice.
Kelly Boyer, General Manager, Film Coatings at Colorcon Inc. explains, “On-dose authentication technology represents the next generation in pharmaceutical supply-chain security by providing a powerful tool for tracking product from plant to patient. By seamlessly enabling authentication, these digitized coatings confirm the quality and origin of medicines thereby safeguarding both patients and brands.”
This first commercial offering is the culmination of extensive collaboration between Colorcon and ADNAS to help pharmaceutical companies enhance patient safety and reduce risk by using intelligent data and analytics gathered from authentication of the dosage form itself. By better understanding the vulnerabilities of a complex global supply chain, drug manufacturers can make informed decisions regarding distribution networks and deploy preventative measures to address counterfeiting and product diversion issues.
Dr. Ali Rajabi-Siahboomi, Vice President/Chief Scientific Officer at Colorcon Inc. says, “With new guidelines from regulators and accessible technology, on-dose solutions provide a more robust and reliable means of identifying and deterring counterfeiting, verifying product authenticity, and ensuring product traceability. Through extensive research and development, Colorcon has created a unique coating system to address this global problem.”
Colorcon continues to advance technologies and services to meet industry challenges with innovative solutions. This latest technology yet again demonstrates Colorcon’s leadership in responding to the needs of the pharmaceutical industry, bringing novel solutions that are efficient to deliver with dependable performance.