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!

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Advances in Dosage Compliance

  “According to the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council, pharmaceutical noncompliance is a tremendous problem in the U.S. – ‘Estimated annual costs [associated with] patients not taking their medications approaches $300 billion. It is also estimated that 125,000 Americans die annually (342 people every day) due to poor medication adherence and 10 – 25 percent of […]

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Tips from the Glass Room: USP Type I vs. Type III Glass

Pharmaceutical glass containers are classified by a common standard set by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). This standard regulates the chemical composition and chemical durability of the glass, or the glass’ ability to resist attack by the contents of the container. The two types of glass react differently when exposed to solutions and vapors depending […]

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Blood Testing Made Easy

Rapid and Reliable Testing with WHEATON Dropping Bottle and Extended Dropping Assembly An aliquot of blood is collected with a glass pipette and dispensed into a collection plate or well plate. An aliquot of assay buffer is then dispensed by a plastic dropping bottle and mixed with the blood sample. In most cases, a Wheaton (LDPE) dropping bottle […]

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Choosing the Correct Cap Liner

When choosing the correct container, experts typically know exactly what they are looking for and what they require for their applications. However, when choosing the closure, one small detail is often overlooked. The liner of a closure may seem like an insignificant matter, but it serves a very important purpose; to maintain the integrity of the container-cap […]

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4 Steps to Master Reverse Pipetting

What is reverse pipetting? Do you know how it can help you pipetting certain types of samples? First for those who are not familiar with it. Pipettes have two stops. The first is generally used to aspirate liquid into the pipette, and the second stop ensures the entire volume is purged. About Reverse Pipetting Reverse […]

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Bullseye Accuracy vs Precision

Accuracy vs. Precision . . . Know the Difference?

I never really thought about this until I became the product manager for pipettes. I had been using the terms synonymously in conversation to describe measurement errors. However in statistical calculations, regulations and pipetting, these two terms have different and very distinct meanings. Accuracy refers to the deviation of a measurement from a standard or true […]

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October Giveaway

Want WHEATON Swag?

WHEATON wants our science friends to be rocking our brand, so we are giving away some free WHEATON swag. There are no catches . . . Totally Free! T-shirts, travel cups, mugs, shot glasses, magnets and posters are available. Hurry while supplies last! Just click the link below and tell us what you want and […]

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Packaging Component

How to Reduce the Amount of Pyrogenic Substances in Your Packaging Components

Do you know how to reduce the amount of pyrogenic substances in your packaging components?  Our Global Market Manager, Jeffrey Reid, can help you in our new white paper! Packaging components used in pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices are scrupulously cleaned before use to ensure patient safety.  Regulators expect drug manufacturers to demonstrate compliance with […]

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