Strides Pharma Puducherry facility clears UK MHRA inspection
Bengaluru: Strides Pharma Science Limited has announced the successful completion of the inspection carried out by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA) at its Puducherry facility between 15-18 October 2019.
The Company has now received the renewed GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certificate thereby confirming the successful closure of the inspection.
The Puducherry facility caters to the U.S., Other Regulated Markets and Institutional businesses and has capabilities to produce finished dosage formulation products across multiple dosage formats.
Commenting on the development, Dr R. Ananthanarayanan, Managing Director & CEO, remarked "We are pleased with the positive outcome of the inspection by the UK MHRA at our Puducherry facility. The inspection was conducted a few months after the USFDA inspection that resulted in the Warning Letter. We stay focused on getting the facility reclassified with the USFDA. We are committed to upholding the highest levels of quality compliance and integrity across all our manufacturing sites"
Strides is a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Bangalore, India. The Company mainly operates in the regulated markets and has an "in Africa for Africa" strategy along with an institutional business to service donor‐funded markets.
The Company's global manufacturing sites are located in India‐ Bangalore (two locations), Pondicherry, and Chennai, Singapore, Italy‐ Milan, Kenya‐ Nairobi and United States‐Florida.