Monthly Archives: May 2014

Causes of Proofreading Errors 5 – Not Checking Multiple Instances of the Same Information

Packaging artwork often contains multiple instances of the same information. For example, the product name and strength will often appear on multiple faces of a carton, or will be stated many times within a leaflet. Many recalls have occurred because … Continue reading

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May Column with Pharma IQ

My latest column has just been posted with Pharma IQ.  To read it, please click here http://www.pharma-iq.com/manufacturing/columns/managing-serialisation-the-situation-in-2014/

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Causes of Proofreading Errors 4 – Not checking for inadvertent Changes

The nature of the artwork process means that there are many occasions where only a small part of the artwork needs to be updated to affect the desired change. This may be because the overall change in question is only … Continue reading

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Causes of Proofreading Errors 3 – Not proofreading the complete document

Packaging artwork contains information and elements such as barcodes and Braille from many different sources. In many cases, this information becomes available, or final, at different stages in the process of preparing and approving the artwork. We have encountered situations … Continue reading

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April Column with Pharma IQ

My latest column has just been posted with Pharma IQ.  To read it, please click here http://www.pharma-iq.com/business-development/columns/tips-for-dealing-with-packaging-complexity-part/

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