Posts In: Pharmaceuticals

MOHFW includes Nebulizer, Digital Thermometer, BP monitoring devices and Glucometer within the purview of “drugs”; provisions gain effect from 1st January, 2020

December 7, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“MOHFW”) has through a notification dated 3rd December, 2018, specified the devices intended for use in human beings for internal...

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CDSCO does away with physical filing of applications for Import and Manufacture of Bulk Vaccine; Now applications must be mandatorily filed in the SUGAM portal

December 7, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The CDSCO has, in a Notice dated 29th November, 2018 announced that a new module for online submission of applications for Import and Manufacture for the...

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Surgical Gowns and Drapes likely to be included as Medical Devices under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, says CDSCO

December 1, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation {“CDSCO”} (Medical Devices and Diagnostics Division) has, in a notice issued on 27th November, 2018 proposed to include surgical gowns...

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CDSCO issues a list of spurious, adulterated, misbranded, or not of standard quality drugs and devices for the month of October, 2018

December 1, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

In the Safety Alert section of its official website, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) has published a list of drugs, medical devices and cosmetics that...

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Maharashtra Government proposes to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and give power to State Government to cancel/suspend license and impose penalty on minor contraventions

November 30, 2018 Maharashtra, OPS, Pharmaceuticals 0

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (“Assembly”) has proposed to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, in its application to the State of Maharashtra. At present...

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Competition Commission of India releases Policy Note with a view to regulate the Pharmaceutical/ Healthcare Sector by pointing out several issues and recommendations

November 23, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has issued a Policy Note namely ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’ which has identified several issues in the pharmaceutical/healthcare...

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National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (“NPPA”) revises the ceiling price of Anti-Tetanus Immunoglobulin; effective 2nd November, 2018

November 23, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

In a series of Orders, dated 2nd November, 2018, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (“NPPA”) has notified the ceiling price of Anti-Tetanus Immunoglobulin as Rs. 1043.05for each...

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DGFT extends the date of implementation for track and trace system for export of Pharmaceutical and drug consignments

November 2, 2018 Fiscal, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued Public Notice 43/2015-20 dated 1st November, 2018, to amend Para 2.90 A (vi) and (vii) of the Handbook...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issues press release concerning circulation of inferior quality Polio Vaccines in the market

October 10, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has in a recent press release dated 3rd October, 2018, expressed concern over certain reports doing rounds that...

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CDSCO releases draft Guidelines to regulate and maintain quality, standards of pharmaceutical products, invites comments by October 16, 2018

October 3, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”), in a Notice dated September 25, 2018, has published a draft copy of the Guidelines on Good Distribution Practices for...

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