Govt notifies Govt Analyst for all classes of drugs as per D&C Act

CDTL is one of the newly established laboratories in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) engaged in testing, research and analysis of drugs and cosmetics as per D&C Act, 1940.

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The Union health ministry has notified one government analyst in respect of all classes of drugs at Central Drugs Testing Laboratory (CDTL), Hyderabad in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 20 of the Drugs and Cosmetics (D&C) Act, 1940 (23 of 1940) read with Rule 44 of the D&C Rules, 1945.

CDTL Hyderabad

CDTL is one of the newly established laboratories in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) engaged in testing, research and analysis of drugs and cosmetics as per D&C Act, 1940.

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As per a Gazette Notification, “Government has appointed Dr Raghuram Reddy Adidala as Analyst at CDTL, Hyderabad in respect of all classes of drugs except for the classes of drugs like sera, solution of serum proteins intended for injection, vaccines (parenteral and oral), toxins, antigens, anti-toxins, sterilized surgical ligature and sterilized surgical sutures, bacteriophages, anti-sera for veterinary use, vaccine for veterinary use, toxoid for veterinary use, diagnostic antigens for veterinary use, VDRL antigen, intra-utrine devices and falope rings, human blood and human blood products, blood grouping reagents and diagnostic kits for Human Immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis C virus and condom.”


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RDTL Chandigarh

The Union health ministry had earlier in the month of March notified two government analysts in respect of all classes of drugs at Regional Drugs Testing Laboratory (RDTL), Chandigarh.

Name and designation of the government analysts RDTL, Chandigarh are Hitesh Kumar Khare, senior scientific officer-II and Dr Debasis Maiti, senior scientific officer-II.


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RDTL, Chandigarh is one of the seven national drugs testing laboratories of Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), set-up under the requirement for the testing of D&C products, working since November 2007.

The laboratory has been developed for the quality control of D&C products with respect to infrastructure, equipment and manpower for the chemical, instrumentation and microbiological analysis.

The RDTL, Chandigarh is regularly testing number of Legal (Form-18), survey and imported samples of D&C received from the central officers/drugs inspectors of CDSCO North Zone – Ghaziabad, Sub Zone – Baddi, Jammu, Varanasi and Assistant Drugs Controller (India), Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.

Apart from this, laboratory is notified for the State of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Union Territories of Chandigarh and Delhi for the analysis of D&C samples drawn by their drug officers. The laboratory is having testing capacity of about 5,000 samples per annum, and is NABL accredited as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005, since 2016.

RDTL Guwahati

Union health ministry had earlier also notified four government analysts at RDTL, Guwahati in respect of all classes of drugs namely Amar Jyoti Chamuah, junior scientific assistant, Dilip Kumar Sarkar, junior scientific assistant, Rinku Kalita, junior scientific assistant and Arun Kumar Das, junior scientific assistant.


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