In India import, manufacturing, sale and distribution of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and finished dosage formulations is regulated under Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945. Any substance falling within the definition of drug under the act, need to be registered before import into the country. The manufacturing site also has to be registered for import.
It includes all types of drugs which can be classified as under:
It includes all drugs providing symptomatic treatment or curing disease. These drugs may be oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular & intravenous. These are drugs proposed to be used for the diagnosis, treatment, alleviation or avoidance of any disease or ailment. It includes drugs, both for human and veterinary use & all other substances which are considered as part of a drug such as empty gelatin capsules.
Information provided by Chemxpert for India Import licence :
There are 5 registered suppliers with India Import licence for Paracetamol in our database. Information regarding one of them has been provided as under: