India regulators to re-inspect 147 drug plants

Jan 14, 2018

A joint team of central and state drug regulators in India will re-inspect 147 drug manufacturing plants that have been under scrutiny over the last two years, reports the Economic Times.

The team will conduct a risk-based inspection exercise to ensure that drug manufacturing plants have taken measures to improve product quality. Companies that were found non-compliant during the first round of inspections — initiated in 2016 — were allowed time to plug deficiencies.

The re-inspections are expected to occur in the next three weeks and may involve punitive action against firms not complying with prescribed good manufacturing practices.

Read the Economic Times coverage 

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