DGHS Cracksdown On Unapproved Drug Manufacturing

All manufacturers are directed to cease the production of Meropenem and Disodium EDTA for injection immediately. Additionally, the product permissions granted for these drugs will be canceled without delay.

DCGI Cancels Upcoming Meetings with Stakeholders

The Central Drug Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has issued a public notice notifying the cancellation of stakeholder meetings with the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI). The CDSCO has stated that due to exigency of work and other official commitments, the meetings dated 7th, 12th and 14th March, 2024 stand cancelled.

CDSCO Directs Cosmetics Importers to Comply with Cosmetics Rules, 2020

All applicants importing cosmetics under COS-4A are now directed to furnish an annual statement to the Central Licensing Authority. This statement should comprehensively outline details such as the number of consignments and bill of entries for each consignment, the imported quantity in each consignment, total cost of imported cosmetics per consignment, warehouse details where the products are stored for further distribution and sale, among others.

India Strengthens International Cooperation in Medical Product Regulation

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of Memorandums of Intent (MoIs) and Understanding (MoUs) signed between the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and regulatory bodies from the Netherlands, the Dominican Republic and the Republic of Ecuador. These agreements focus on cooperation in the field of Medical Products Regulation.

CDSCO Launches Additional Forms on National Single Window System (NSWS Portal)

CDSCO has made the applications for grant of permission/ licence in Forms CT-10, CT-12, CT-13 live on the NSWS Portal from January 16, 2024. Form 12 will be live from January 24, 2024. All concerned stakeholders shall submit the above applications only through the NSWS Portal. The existing SUGAM online portal for these activities will be disabled from February 10, 2024.

Union Health Minister Inaugurates CDSCO Sub Zonal office & CDTL in Indore

The Central Drug Testing Laboratory, equipped with high-quality laboratory services, will play a crucial role in testing drugs, ensuring the availability of essential and high-quality medicines to improve the health of citizens. The facility is equipped with advanced instruments, including 12 HPLCs, 1 GLC, and 1 UV Spectrophotometer.