Category Archives: INPHA-NEWS

20 years pharmaceutical drug safety “Made in Bremen”

Today exactly 20 years ago the former AMI Arzneimitteluntersuchungsinstitut-Nord GmbH started its operations. On this occasion Senator for Science, Health and Consumer Protection, Prof. Dr. Eva Quante-Brandt, paid our institute a visit. Continue reading

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InphA elaborates monographs for International Pharmacopoeia

At its annual meeting the Expert Committee of the International Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Int.) has adopted two monographs which were revised and elaborated in collaboration with InphA GmbH making them available to users of Ph. Int. worldwide. Continue reading

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InphA detects antidepressant in slimming medicine

In an analysis performed by InphA scientists the antidepressant Fluoxetine was detected in a slimming medicine claimed on the label to only contain herbal and natural ingredients. Continue reading

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Publication of the “Dorovit-case”

A little bit more than a year ago, InphA detected undeclared substances in the product Dorovit. Based on this, the product was recalled from all German pharmacies. In a publication in the German pharmacist’s newspaper “Deutsche Apothekerzeitung” InphA has laid down the background of this case for professionals. Continue reading

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InphA on WHO list of prequalified Quality Control Laboratories

End of 2013 InphA has applied at WHO for being included in the list of prequalified Quality Control Laboratories. For that purpose InphA has provided all documents required by WHO. Upon review of these documents by WHO inspectors InphA is considered to be operating at an acceptable level of compliance with WHO recommended standards. Based on this assessment InphA was included in the list of prequalified Quality Control Laboratories. Continue reading

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Testing on behalf of WHO

InphA has been testing more than 100 samples that were collected for WHO in 10 different developing countries in Africa and Asia for a survey of the quality of medicines. Continue reading

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German accreditation and European inspection

Since 25 September 2013 InphA’s accreditation also covers the microbiological testing of medicinal products and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The following tests are being offered: Continue reading

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InphA detects undeclared Sibutramine in slimming product

In multiple samples tested by InphA on behalf of the regional council Darmstadt, the pharmacologically active substance Sibutramin was detected although not declared on the packaging. Continue reading

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InphA on TV

On 29.04.2013, the NDR showed “Die Tricks der Abnehmindustrie” (The tricks of the slimming industry). InphA took part in this story about slimming pills from the internet. Continue reading

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Sending out of our new brochure

From March to May 2013, we have sent out our new brochure to parties potentially interested in our services. Continue reading

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