Area required for manufacturing of Drugs, Cosmetics, Homoeopathic & Blood Centre

Area required for manufacturing of Drugs, Cosmetics, Homoeopathic and Blood Centre as prescribed in the Drugs and Cosmetic Act

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Rakesh Dahiya

Last Updated on June 16, 2023 by The Health Master

Area required at a glance

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Area required for manufacturing of Drugs, Cosmetics, Homoeopathic and Blood Centre

Manufacturing area / sectionArea prescribed for basic installations (Square Metre)Ancillary Area prescribed (Square Metre)Total Area required (Square Metre)
Allopathic drugs   
External Preparations301040
Oral Liquid Preparations301040
Tablets (uncoated) Non-Beta Lactum (Granulation + compression + packaging etc)602080
Coating (Non-Beta Lactum)30 1040
Tablets (uncoated) Beta Lactum (Granulation + compression + packaging etc)602080
Coating (Beta Lactum)30 1040
Powders (oral)3030
Hard Gelatin Capsules (Beta-lactam)251035
Hard Gelatin Capsules (Non Beta-lactam)251035
Ophthalmic Preparation251035
Eye ointment, Eye lotion2525
Pessaries2020
Inhalers & Vitrallae2020
Re-packing of drugs3030
Parenteral (Small Volume Parenteral)150100250
Parenteral (Large Volume Parenteral)150150300
Plastic (LVP) by Form-Fill-Seal / Blow, Fill –Seal technology250150400
Homoeopathic   
Mother tincture and
mother solutions
5555
Potentization section2020
Trituration, Tableting,
Pills and Globules section
5555
Syrups & other oral liquids2020
Ointments & lotions section2020
Ophthalmic Preparations2020
Packing & labelling5050
Cosmetics   
A. Powders1515
B. Skin powder for infants1515
C. Creams, Lotions, Shampoo, Shaving Creams, Hair Oils, Emulsions, Pastes, Cleansing Milk, Pomade2525
D. Nail Polish and Nail Lacquers1515
E. Lipsticks and Lipgloss1515
F. Depilatories used for eyes1010
G.
1. Eyebrows, Eyelashes, Eyeliners
2. Kajal and Surma

10 10



5 For base sterilization

10 15
H. Aerosols1515
I. Alcoholic Fragrance Solutions1515
J. Hair Dyes1515
K. Tooth powders general1515
L. Toilet Soaps100100
Blood Bank / Centre   
Blood Bank / Centre
(only for Whole Human Blood)
100100
Blood Component5050
Blood Bank / Centre
including Blood Components
150150
Apheresis1010
Medical Devices
Area not prescribed in MDR 2017 for manufacturing of Medical Devices
Medicinal Gas
Area not prescribed for manufacturing of Medicinal gases
Disinfectant
Area not prescribed for manufacturing of Disinfectants
API (Bulk drug)
Area not prescribed for manufacturing of API (Bulk drugs)
Empty Capsule Shell
Area not prescribed for manufacturing of Empty gelatin Shell
Soft Gelatin Capsules
Area not prescribed for manufacturing of Soft Gelatin Capsules
Cytotoxic substances / Sex hormones
Same area required as defined for tablet section
Laboratory
Area for Commercial Laboratory or Laboratory for manufacturing units not prescribed

Note: Requirement of ancillary area shall not apply to the units registered before 30-06-2005


Compiled by:
Lalit Kr. Goel, DSDC, FDA Haryana
Rakesh Dahiya, SDCO, FDA Haryana


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