Recent examples of counterfeit

It was only last month that at the FDA issued a warning not to purchase Diazepam online due to the potential that the drugs may be counterfeit.  There are two issues at the heart of this blog: 1 being the prevalence of counterfeit medication and the second being the...

Before you REACH for your CHIPS get the SDS

In a recent case a supplier of biologically active products for clinical trials was reported to the HSE for not supplying Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to their client. Under the CHIP or Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002, suppliers...

Internet Pharmacy: Display the Logo or Face a Jail Sentence

                  As more and more of us are going online to purchase medicines there has been a worldwide growth in the number of internet pharmacies selling counterfeit (falsified) medicines. Oftensuch medicines are harmful as they may be substandard, not contain...