Beyond the Glass

We at WHEATON are always looking for more ways to communicate with our customers. We’re excited to share with the world our products and information. Throughout our 126-year history, WHEATON has supported scientific advances and discoveries by providing innovative solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic, and specialty pharmaceutical industries. We are poised for the next generation of scientists and are ready to create products to make their work easier.

With our long history, the WHEATON brand is known and respected across the world. We, the Associates at WHEATON, are passionate about our products and what goes into our products, literally. We will use this communication tool to share new products, applications, interesting facts with our readers. We want to give you an insight into the world of WHEATON. Welcome to our blog and let’s begin the conversation.

If you have any further questions about this blog or other topics, simply post a comment under one of the articles or send an email to: blog@wheaton.com. Enjoy!


The Importance of Particulate Cleaning

  As the number of injectable drugs given to patients each year increases, so does the concern about potential particulate matter that can be found in the drug.  Particulate matter in injections is defined as extraneous, mobile, undissolved particles, unintentionally present in the end product (2).  These contaminants can come from several sources such as […]

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New Year, New Name, New Possibilities

  As we welcome in the New Year, we’d also like to formally introduce the new name for precision labware, DWK Life Sciences. Our company unites the expertise of three global leading brands DURAN®, WHEATON® and KIMBLE® with a single aim: to help you achieve excellence in your field. As one of the world’s leading […]

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Webinar: Good Manufacturing Practices for Aseptic Filling of Biopharmaceuticals

Wheaton recently hosted a webinar with Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc. detailing pharmaceutical packaging options & aseptic filling techniques.  Some topics discussed during the webinar included: * Material composition of different types of primary packaging components * Sterilization methods and process variables * Mitigating the risks associated sterilizing individual components while reducing the number of variables associated with the […]

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Comparing the Quality of Different Glass Types

As a leader in the glass industry for over a century, WHEATON has accumulated a breadth of knowledge on all types of glass and their capabilities. It is this experience that we would like to share with our loyal customers, so that they can be sure that they are using the right container for their […]

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Leachables: The Hidden Dangers of Plastic

  For most researchers, it’s hard to believe that the tubes and tips they use everyday could impact and even skew their experimental results. But recent reports show chemicals used to formulate everyday plastic labware can leach into liquid solutions – with profound consequences for some assays. Weighing in on these concerns, our own Peter […]

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Choosing the Right Plastic Material for Your Application

  If you are considering packaging your product in plastic it is critical to fully understand the chemical characteristics of the material so it is suitable for your application.  The three more common plastics are high-density polyethylene, low-density polyethylene and polypropylene.  Our newly released infographic compares the most important chemical properties that should be taken […]

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We’ve Got “Clean” Down to a Science

When packaging volatile parenteral products, it is crucial that the container in which the products are being packaged is pristine. However, not everyone fully understands the lengthy and complicated processes a container must go through in order to be deemed “worthy”. Luckily, here at WHEATON, we have done our homework and know the ins and outs […]

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Podcast with Healthcare Packaging

  Wheaton recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jim Chrzan from “Healthcare Packaging” Publications to discuss some of the current trends in the pharmaceutical industry. Some topics covered include the move towards “ready-to-use” products, tighter regulations on counterfeit drugs, high recovery containers and delamination solutions like Wheaton’s new DualFusion Vials. To learn more, […]

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