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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Plastic Vials

Are All Plastic Vials Created Equal?

Plastic vials differ widely in their compositions, without even considering the closures and bottom finishes. The word “plastic” is a generic term used to describe various resins. While many plastic resins are visually similar, their chemical composition and properties are quite different. Plastics are organic polymers formed mostly from natural gases, petroleum or coal. The small […]

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Socorex Wheaton Pipette

Pipetting – 5 Steps for Fantastic Results!

Do you remember the first time that you used a pipette? It was probably sophomore year of college. If your class was like mine, there was not much time for training. We were focused on completing the lab assignment and recording data. Fast forward ten years, now pipetting is like a reflex. We just do it without […]

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Discovering STEM in Middle School

As a parent, Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The children return to school! I have a passion for learning and want to share a recent experience. My oldest son is now in middle school. Last spring we selected two STEM classes for his schedule. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating […]

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Annealed Glass

Tips from the Glass Room: What is Annealing?

Guess what? You are already very familiar with annealed glass. From light bulbs to drinking glasses, wine bottles to windshields, you’re surrounded by annealed glass every, single day. Also, if you collect glass art like vases or sculptures, they are annealed too. When a glass product is created, whether a glass beaker, vial or bottle, […]

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High Recovery Vials

Want Maximum Sample Recovery and Minimal Sample Waste?

Companies manufacturing millions of doses of a liquid product each year face significant loss of product due to overfilling. Overfilling occurs when excess liquid must be added to a container to ensure accurate volumes are dispensed. This is a major concern for pharmaceutical companies that manufacture drugs and sell them in single or multi-dose containers […]

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Science Students

Back to School . . .Is Your Lab Stocked?

  Time to restock the biology and chemistry laboratory stockrooms! The pitter-patter of Freshmen feet are strolling the hallways. WHEATON has developed an awesome “Back to School” sale that includes discounted pricing on glass and plastic reagent bottles, staining ware and tissue grinders. Check it out at www.wheaton.com/backtoschool. While you are there, enter our “Science Rocks” contest […]

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Sterile vs Pyrogen-Free

Tips from the Glass Room: Sterile vs. Pyrogen-Free: What’s the Difference?

  Sterile vs. Pyrogen-Free – These designations are important to understand. First of all, what is a pyrogen? Simply, a pyrogen is any substance that causes a fever. The most commonly thought of pyrogens are bacterial endotoxins and exotoxins, although the host body (human or animal) can also produce pyrogens. The most commonly assayed for […]

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Dosys Laboratory Syringes for Easy Liquid Distribution

  Many laboratory technicians are familiar with the use of Cornwall Syringes. The Cornwall syringe is used when many repetitions of filling a syringe to the same volume is needed. It is a manual device that has a two-way valve that attaches to both the syringe and the solution to be drawn into the syringe. Each […]

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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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