Distek Holiday Closure – Labor Day 2015

In observance of Labor Day, the Distek, Inc. office will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015. We will reopen and conduct normal business hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. We will respond to any inquires promptly on Tuesday upon our return.

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Important Sales Bulletin | TCS-0200B | Best Effort Support Strategy

Effective immediately the TCS-0200B (Last manufactured in November 1998) is on a best effort support strategy. We can no longer guarantee parts availability or the successful repair in the case of a failure. We encourage our customers to consider upgrading to the TCS-0200C.

For additional questions or concerns please contact Distek, Inc. at +1 732 422 7585 or by email at info@distekinc.com.

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Important Announcement from USP Regarding Prednisone Tablets Reference Standard (Catalog #1559505 Lot R001B0)

From the Director of Standards Quality Assurance – United States Pharmacopeia (USP)… Recent evaluation of USP Prednisone Tablets Reference Standard, Catalog #1559505, Lot R001B0 by USP scientific staff has determined that Lot R001B0 is no longer suitable for its intended USP compendial use.  It has been assigned a new valid use date of July 6, 2015.

Please view the revised Certificate for Lot R001B0 within USP’s online store.  USP regrets issuing this notice after the valid use date has passed; please be assured that USP makes every effort not to do so.

A new lot is expected to be available no later than July 31, 2015.

For technical questions, please contact USP Reference Standard Technical Services at rstech@usp.org or by calling (301) 816-8129 or (800) 227-8772 extension 8129.

The above mentioned announcement is unfortunate however is out of Distek’s control.  We are closely monitoring the situation and doing our best to minimize any impact this has on our customers. The rescheduling of PVT services will commence as soon as the new lot becomes available. Any specific questions regarding your services should be directed to Distek’s support team at support@distekinc.com.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Distek, Inc. Releases Wireless In-Shaft Temperature Control and Monitoring for Model 2500 Dissolution Instrument

North Brunswick, NJ – Distek, Inc., an industry leader in pharmaceutical laboratory testing instruments, accessories and validation services, is excited to release an “optional” wireless in-shaft temperature control for the Model 2500 dissolution instrument.

The “patent pending” wireless in-shaft temperature sensors offer continuous vessel temperature control and monitoring from within the vessel without the need of an additional wired temperature probe and raising and lowering manifold.

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“The innovative use of our patent pending wireless temperature sensor technology further enhances the Model 2500, returning much needed time and labor savings back to the dissolution laboratory”, says Jeff Seely, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Distek, Inc.

For additional information contact Distek’s Corporate Office at +1 732 422 7585, by email at info@distekinc.com or visit http://www.distekinc.com.

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Accelerate Your Content Uniformity with Distek’s PrepEngine!

North Brunswick, NJ – Distek, Inc., an industry leader in pharmaceutical laboratory testing instruments, accessories and validation services, is excited to release the PrepEngine Sample Prep Station for Content Uniformity.

The PrepEngine was co-developed through collaboration between Distek, Inc. and Two Square Science based in Fall River, MA. The result is a 10 station system which can prepare content uniformity samples up to 90% faster than traditional methods.

 

PrepEngine (with Tube)

The PrepEngine’ s compact benchtop design incorporates 10 hi-speed PrepTube stations with adjustable speed from 100 to 6000 rpm and run times from 5 seconds to 30 minutes.  Multiple PrepTube sizes up to 500mL provide testing flexibility.  Simply insert and twist a prepared tube to start the test.

“Our partnership with Two Square Science has resulted in a co-developed product that will have a significant impact in the marketplace and the performance of content uniformity testing. We are excited to bring to market a high throughput content uniformity prep station at a very attractive price point,” says Jeff Seely, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Distek, Inc.

“The PrepEngine has proven robust in getting even the toughest dosage forms into solution very quickly.  We are looking forward to working with a strong partner in Distek to bring the benefits of the PrepEngine to market,” says Martin Schwalm, CEO, Two Square Science.

For additional information contact Distek’s Corporate Office at +1 732 422 7585, by email at info@distekinc.com or visit www.distekinc.com.

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Distek, Inc. Awarded U.S. Patent for Modularity Design and Position Software Control

North Brunswick, NJ – Distek, Inc., an industry leader in pharmaceutical laboratory testing instruments, accessories and validation services, has been awarded U.S. Patent 8,903,673 for their modularity design and the individual position software control.

Distek’s patented, self-contained, modularity design is configurable for up to 8 positions when in use on the symphony 7100 “Bathless” Dissolution Instrument and 6 positions when in use on the sensIR 3200 “Bathless” Disintegrator.  This modularity design allows users unprecedented ease and scalability.

“Distek is excited to have been awarded this patent which exemplifies our commitment to providing technically innovative products offering valuable feature benefits to our customer base,” says Jeff Brinker, President, Distek, Inc.  “This patent in particular allows our customers a great deal of flexibility in the symphony 7100 and sensIR 3200 platforms in its modularity both mechanically as well as in the user interface design.”

For additional information contact Distek’s Corporate Office at +1 732 422 7585, by email at info@distekinc.com or visit www.distekinc.com.

ABOUT DISTEK, INC.

Distek, Inc., headquartered in North Brunswick, NJ, is a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical laboratory test equipment, specializing in dissolution products and services.  Distek also provides solutions for UV fiber optics, media preparation, physical testing, disintegration, and validation services.

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Distek, Inc. Releases Mini HeightChek Tool for Small Volume Dissolution

North Brunswick, NJ – Distek, Inc., an industry leader in pharmaceutical laboratory testing instruments, accessories and validation services, is excited to release the much anticipated Mini HeightChek™ Tool for Small Volume Dissolution.

The Mini HeightChek Tool by Distek is a fixed 10mm gauge that accurately sets the paddle or basket heights prior to using the Distek small volume dissolution accessory.

Distek Mini HeightChek

“As we’ve see an increase in utilization of small volume (<200 ml) dissolution testing in the marketplace we are pleased to be able to provide our customers with a quick and simple tool for setting the operating heights,” says Jeff Seely, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Distek, Inc.

For additional information contact Distek’s Corporate Office at +1 732 422 7585, by email at info@distekinc.com or visit www.distekinc.com.

ABOUT DISTEK, INC.

Distek, Inc., headquartered in North Brunswick, NJ, is a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical laboratory test equipment, specializing in dissolution products and services.  Distek also provides solutions for UV fiber optics, media preparation, physical testing, disintegration, and validation services.

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