Pharmaceutical Packaging Professionals (PPP)

Manufacture, Distribution and Packaging of Clinical Trial Supplies

Pharmaceutical Packaging Professionals (PPP) is a TGA cGMP Licenced manufacturing facility specialising in finished product manufacturing of investigational products for the pharmaceutical industry.

Non-aseptic products for pharmaceutical companies

PPP provides labelling, packaging, warehousing and distribution services, including cold chain and ambient, for organisations and research institutes undertaking clinical trials.

The company manufactures non-aseptic products and prepares matching placebos, including:

  • Encapsulation and capsules
  • Suspensions and solutions for oral use
  • Topical products such as creams and gels
  • Active and placebo tablets
  • Products for inhalation

Aseptic compounding is available for Phase I clinical trials, including the manufacture of IV and SC products, vials and pre-filled syringes.

Packaging for solid and liquid dosage forms

PPP offers bottle and blister packaging for solid and liquid medicines, as well as induction sealing and child-resistant packaging.

The company can primary and secondary label and package clinical trial supplies in accordance with the randomisation schedule. Packaging can be conducted at controlled ambient, refrigerated (2°C to 8°C) or frozen (-70°C) conditions.

PPP can prepare ancillary labels to ensure overseas product complies with local regulatory requirements, perform shelf life extensions and source and re-packaging marketed comparators/products.

Warehouse and distribution of clinical trial supplies

PPP's services include complete randomisation and blinding of products, in addition to purchasing comparator drugs from Australia and overseas.

The company provides quarantined storage of clinical trial supplies before local ethics approvals for a faster trial start-up.

PPP provides temperature-controlled warehouses for investigational product storage, including controlled ambient 20°C, refrigerated warehouses 2°C to 8°C, -20°C and -70°C. The company distributes to local, interstate and international clinical sites with approximately 100 shipments to sites each week.

PPP can prepare AQIS permits for the importation of biological materials. PPP also holds drugs of addictions licences and can store a range of controlled substance.

Early phase investigational product formulation

The company specialises in early phase investigational product formulation and primary packaging. This can be conducted on a just in time basis and a per cohort basis.

Services include formulation development for capsule and tablet manufacture, intra nasal, inhaled and topical formulations.

PPP works with all the early phase units in Australia and New Zealand has significant experience in investigational product for early phase clinical studies.

About Pharmaceutical Packaging Professionals

PPP has manufacturing and warehousing facilities in Melbourne and a warehouse for distributing clinical supplies in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and North America.

The facilities in Melbourne can handle various drug substances and products that enter clinical development and is close to major teaching hospitals, clinical sites and airports.

Both facilities are licenced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), enabling the manufacture of therapeutic goods for clinical trials.

Contact Details

Pharmaceutical Packaging Professionals (PPP)
3/31 Sabre Drive
Port Melbourne
+61 3 9673 1000
+61 3 9646 3103