52 Legal Updates in Central Drugs Standard Control Organization

Draft Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules 2019

Aug 12, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on August 08, 2019, in consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board hereby published the draft Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945. It will come into force on the date of its final publication in the Official Gazette that is August

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CDSCO prohibits the use of Colistin for food producing animals, poultry, aqua farming and animal feed supplements

Jul 23, 2019

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) on July 19, 2019, notifies that the use of the drug Colistin and its formulations for food producing animals, poultry, aqua farming and animal feed supplements is likely to involve risk to human beings. Therefore, the Central Government prohibits the manufacture, sale and distribution of the

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ESIC declares a drug as Not of Standard Quality on testing

Jul 19, 2019

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on July 15, 2019, has notified that the drug named “Berahistine Dihydrocholoride Tab” as Not of Standard Quality and directed to stop using the batch item immediately.  

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Drugs and Cosmetics (Eleventh Amendment) Rules, 2019

Jul 18, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on July 17, 2019, in consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board has published the Drugs and Cosmetics (Eleventh Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945. It will come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette. The amendments made

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CDSCO extends the date of evaluation of Fixed Dose Combinations

Jul 09, 2019

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) on July 01, 2019, has further extended the date of submission of information is extended from June 30, 2019 to August 16, 2019 till 5:00 pm. CDSCO had evaluated the Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs) by the Drug Technology Advisory Board (DTAB) sub-committee which were earlier considered as irrat

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NPPA has fixed retail prices of 9 formulations

Jul 04, 2019

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on July 03, 2019, has fixed retail prices of 9 formulations exclusive of goods and services tax. Sl. No Name of the Formulation / Brand Name Unit and Strength Retail Price (Rs.) 1. Mefenamic acid + Paracetamol tablet 1 Tablet (Each tablet contains: Mefen

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CDSCO requests Pharmaceutical and Bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing units to participate in RPL-BICE under the PMKVY 2016-20

Jun 28, 2019

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) on June 25, 2019, has advised all the Pharmaceutical Associations to request their members having the pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing units to actively participate in the Recognition of Prior Learning with Best-in-Class Employers (RPL-BICE) under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vika

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CDSCO requests IEC holders to get registered on ICEGATE for implementation of e-SANCHIT

Jun 28, 2019

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) on June 25, 2019, has requested all the beneficiaries i.e. stakeholders, importers, exporters, customs house brokers transacting with customs are requested to get registered on ICEGATE and to furnish details of IEC/GSTN code along with the email id. registered with ICEGATE to this office for i

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MoHFW publishes draft Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on June 24, 2019, in consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board hereby published the draft Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945. The Rules will come into force on the date of its final publication in the Official Gazette. The ame

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