Dr. Reddy's first participant in USP program

May 7, 2007

USP created the Pharmaceutical Ingredient Verification Program in response to increasing concerns throughout the industry about the quality and consistency of pharmaceutical ingredients.

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, a leading generic manufacturer based in Hyderabad, India, has signed on as the first participant in USP's Pharmaceutical Ingredient Verification Program. Roger Williams, CEO and executive VP of USP, said that participating in this program indicates that Dr. Reddy's Laboratories shares USP's commitment to good pharmaceutical care throughout the world. As a participant in the Pharmaceutical Ingredient Verification Program, Dr. Reddy's will submit ingredients to USP's verification process, which includes evaluation of an ingredient manufacturer's quality systems through an audit for compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). USP created the Pharmaceutical Ingredient Verification Program in response to increasing concerns throughout the industry about the quality and consistency of pharmaceutical ingredients. The program enables manufacturers to show the quality and integrity of their ingredients with a recognizable "USP Verified" mark.

 

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