Bharat Biotech International Ltd, a Hyderabad based company that manufactures vaccines launched COMVAC5, a single shot vaccine which offers protection against haemophilus influenza, meningitis etc and contains tetanus, Hepatitis B, Hib, Pertusis, Diptheria. It is the first of kind of Hib vaccine manufactured indigenously without using cesium chloride.
Zydus Cadila ( Cadila Healthcare Ltd) has received full accreditation from AAALAC (Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International. AAALAC is an international body of experts which monitors animals used in lab tests and research programmes. Cadila has received this accreditation after a complete on-site evaluation of care of animals, facilities by experts.
India Glycols to expand Super Critical Fluid Extraction (SCFE) Unit at Selaqui in Dehradun in Uttaranchal. The project involves expanding natural health production unit from 150 to 1050 kg/day with an investment of Rs. 40 million. Herbal raw materials like Ginger, Turmeric, Chilly, Stevia, Rosemary, Pyrethrum and Chemomomile etc. will be used to manufacture natural products. More than 50 products will be manufactured. Super Critical Fluid (i.e. CO2) Extraction Technology; Aqueous and Aqueous Alcoholic Recycling Batch Extraction Process; Aqueous Open Vessels Live Steam Heated Extraction Process and Semi-Mechanized Steam Distillation Process will be used for the production of natural health products.