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Sebastian, FL, United States, 2009/01/28 - One of XStream Systems’ deployed XT250 systems has surpassed a significant milestone by scanning and authentication over 20,000 bottles of drugs at a southeast pharmaceutical distributor.
XStream Systems, Inc. today announced that one of their deployed material identification systems has surpassed a significant milestone by scanning and authentication over 20,000 bottles of drugs in a single location.
The single XT250 system, located in a prominent but unnamed specialty pharmaceutical distributor in the Southeast, has been running in double and triple shifts and has been checking all their incoming products. The deployed unit is an integral part of inventory security and control which gives the distributor absolute assurance that their inventories do not contain counterfeit or adulterated products.
“We are very excited about this milestone with this particular deployment of our system, “stated Alan Clock, Senior Vice President of XStream System. “This system has been performing reliably and is responsible for detecting on average one counterfeit product per month since it has been installed.”
According to Clock, this end user exemplifies why many pharmaceutical distributors need to deploy an authentication technology to verify and protect its inventories. “Like many within the pharmaceutical supply chain, this distributor realized how vulnerable their inventories were and recognized that pedigrees and RFID tags were not enough to protect their customers,” he said. “By scanning and verifying all products that are received and returned, they now offer their customers the safest and most reliable source of supply anywhere. This type of authentication will ultimately be highly valued by their customers and prospects and will result in higher sales and profitability.”
About XStream Systems
XStream Systems (xstreamsystems.net) produces next-generation equipment for material identification. Their patented systems are based on Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Diffraction (EDXRD) technology. The company’s XT250™ System enables testing of powders, pills AND entire sealed bottles. The equipment’s superior sample penetration allows the identification of contents inside opaque plastic, cardboard and even metal packaging. XStream’s SPN (Secure Pharma Network) integrates testing data into a real time supply chain safety management solution. For more information, call 1-800-597-1191 or visit the website.
About the XT250
The XT250™ Material Identification System, based on Energy Dispersive X-Ray Diffraction (EDXRD), is an easy to use, authentication device that matches a pharmaceutical’s molecular crystalline structure against its standard profile to determine and verifies its authenticity and quality. The XT250 System’s superior penetration allows it to scan directly through the manufacturer’s packaging allowing wholesales to ensure safety beyond current pedigree methods by verifying their inventory at receiving points.
About the Secure Pharma Network
Secure Pharma Network (SPN) is a network suite of functionalities for verification data and system updates. Customizable and scalable, it can be integrated with inventory control and e-pedigree systems. Critical data on substandard medication can be monitored by manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, re-packagers, and government agencies giving vital up-to-date information to help protect the supply chain across the globe.