The list of spurious drug or drugs which are not of standard quality (NSQ) have to be published on the drug regulatory authority’s website every month, the document said.
The document states the draft regulatory guidelines for sampling of drugs, cosmetics and medical devices by drugs inspectors of central and state drug authorities. “This guideline will be useful for effective surveillance for quality and efficacy of drugs and cosmetics by adopting uniform drug sampling methodology for drug inspectors under drug regulatory authorities of state and central,” it said.
The drug inspectors will draw samples of different categories, formulations, and manufacturers from a sales outlet, the document said.
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