Celerion expands facility for biologics work; Japan makes EU cut for APIs;

> The EU has added Japan to its list of countries considered precertified to ship APIs and drugs to the EU. Report (PDF)

> Celerion has added a containment room to its Belfast, Northern Ireland, facility to handle programs that require studies utilizing biologics, as well as vaccines with primary and secondary containment. Release

> An Illinois man has been sentenced to 6 years in federal prison for supplying Adderall to a woman who ran an Internet pharmacy that sold the drug illegally. Release

> The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has opened the Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT) in Accra, Ghana, to train experts who can help combat drug counterfeiting in the region. Report

And Finally... Rexam Healthcare is expanding its plant in Normandy, France, that makes drug-delivery systems. Release