Indiana Looking to “Shake Up” the E-Liquid Industry with Regulations

House Bill 1432 authored by an Indiana Representative Kevin Mahan is turning heads. The Bill is looking to set a legal definition of an e-liquid, and require manufacturers of e-liquids to undergo rigorous standardization lest incurring civil or criminal penalties. Portions of the bill have passed and are slated to go into effect in July[…]

Vaping: Not Tobacco

Cynthia Cabrera from the Contra Costa Times offers a great guest commentary on vaping: it’s not the same as tobacco and shouldn’t be treated as such. According to new information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm that vapor and e-cigarette products are causing a reduction in the amount of smokers. Research also[…]

InstantGMP™ MES v2.052: Information for Prospective Customers

Thanks for joining InstantGMP for our new feature series, we are excited to launch InstantGMP™ MES v2.052 with streamlined workflows, more options and more smart fields! We have incorporated industry expertise, customer feedback and new capabilities in order to make your job as a Quality Manager, Project manager, Production supervisor or operator easier. Specifications toggled off[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Master Production Records

We’ve made a number of changes to the Master Production Records. Here you will find a great primer for everything coming in the latest update.   The status of an MPR is now in the leftmost column and MPRs can now be approved or rejected. There are four statuses: Approved, Locked, in-Progress, and Rejected. Approved:[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Materials & Projects

In the newest version, InstantGMP MES v2.052, we’ve added a multitude of new features and updated existing ones to make them more efficient for users. New Client Features The Client menu is now under the Administration module and no longer on the Projects sub-menu. This allows for a user to input their client information much earlier[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Released

Cary, NC – InstantGMP, Inc. announces the release of InstantGMP MES v2.052 with amazing new features InstantGMP, Inc. added many great new functions and updates to their electronic batch records software to enhance their user’s experience. “We are excited about the new master production record and batch production record features in our v2.052 release” said[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052.000

Let’s take a look at what’s new in the newest release, InstantGMP MES v2.052.000! New Functionalities Expanded badge signature capabilities to system-wide usage. Added new workflows focused on Project Management functionalities allowing for projects to include multiple products for multiple clients with multiple user access control under multiple roles. Added new Material Classifications to help employ[…]

Booming Natural Supplements Business in China

From Natural Products Insider, health food sales in China are estimated to reach RMB300 billion ($47.5 billion USD) by 2019. More and more Chinese consumers are looking to natural supplements as rates for certain illnesses such as lung cancer and breast cancer are on the rise, and they are looking to purchase foreign health products. It[…]

Most Common GMP Citation for Supplement Producers: Not Establishing Specs

A few weeks ago, the Rocky Mountain Dietary Supplement Forum saw who’s who of the dietary supplement industry converge in Boulder, Colorado. According to this article by Josh Long of Natural Products Insider, numerous FDA officials gave presentations regarding their experiences and noted that failing to establish specs is the most common GMP citation in[…]

DNA Barcode Testing: Does it Work for Dietary Supplements?

In February of this year, the New York State Attorney General’s Office investigated major retailers for selling dubious and potentially dangerous herbal supplements according to the New York Times. They targeted Walgreens, Target, Walmart, and GNC, all well-known big box retailers that generally sell safe products. The authorities said that they had tested the herbal[…]