Pressure on Phthalates

Phthalates and plasticizers are under more scrutiny than ever, as detailed by C&EN‘s article, “Regulators and Retailers Raise Pressure on Phthalates”, which may lead the industry to phase out phthalates and look for replacements.

Alliance Technologies Expands Chemical Identification Capabilities

(January 22, 2015) To address the increased demand for chemical identification and product deformulation, Alliance Technologies expands chromatography capabilities with additional GCMS instrumentation.  The Shimadzu GCMS Systems Alliance Technologies employs support pharmaceutical and medical device clients with residual solvent testing, cosmetics and beauty clients with dioxane or phthalate testing, and chemical or industrial manufacturers with… Read more »

Alliance Updates Analytical Capabilities

(December 15, 2014) Maintaining and improving analytical test capabilities allows Alliance Technologies to meet a wide variety of test requests.  Recent upgrades include addition of a TA Instruments Q600 simultaneous TGA-DSC, installation of an Agilent optimized axial ICP-OES, and a JEOL 6010LA Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) equipped with a back-scattered electron detector, an energy dispersive x-ray… Read more »

Winning Packaging

“Winning Packaging… More or Less”, an article from Happi magazine, discusses how “The best bottles, tubes, tubs, and dispensers look great, work right and improve a product’s environmental profile, say industry experts.” To read the article, click here.

Household Product Preservation

This Happi magazine article entitled “Critical Elements of Household Product Preservation”  gives “an overview of what a product manufacturer must consider during the formulation of water-based household products”. To read the article, click here.

Validation of Metal Impurities in Drug Products

To read the American Laboratory article, “Validation of Metal Impurities in Drug Products,” click here.

Sizing Up Scanning Electron Microscopy

(Dec. 10, 2011) SEM and related analytical techniques play a big role in solving problems for a wide variety of clients.  In Drug, Discovery & Development magazine, SEM can be a critical tool for investigations, research and development.  See the whole article here.