Home Today's Latest Vanguard Newspaper Headlines NAFDAC blacklists Indian drug manufacturer, Mars Remedies over falsification

NAFDAC blacklists Indian drug manufacturer, Mars Remedies over falsification

0
NAFDAC blacklists Indian drug manufacturer, Mars Remedies over falsification


…delists pinnacle Nigeria ciprofloxacin 500mg

NAFDAC launches pharmaceutical traceability strategy to curb drug falsification
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

By Chioma Obinna

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) weekend banned all products manufactured by Mars Remedies PVT Limited, India over falsification of Ciprofloxacin Tablets BP 500mg with NAFDAC registration number NO C4-0498 for Pinnacle Health Pharmaceutical Ltd.

In a press statement signed by the Director-General, Prof Moji Christianah Adeyeye, the agency insisted that in view of the unprofessional practice all products manufactured by the Mars Remedies PVT LTD, 635, GIDC Estate Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, will no longer be allowed into Nigeria with immediate effect.

In a letter dated October 9, 2020, addressed to the Managing Director of Mars Remedies PVT Limited, and titled; “Notice of blacklisting as a manufacturer of substandard and falsified medicines”, Adeyeye, said the agency has zero-tolerance for…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper