Quality Control (QC)
Test Equipment and Facilities :
The manufacturing facilities
are based in Valsad (Gujarat) and Raigad (Maharashtra)
and operated by Taj Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Quality Control (QC) is a unit organised
under the President of Plants and Manufacturing.
We strive for continuous improvement in quality and
compliance of processes and products, from development
to distribution, with a focus on patient safety, data
integrity and fulfilment of customer expectations.
The basis for our work is the commitment expressed by
the Taj management in our Taj Quality Statement.
The work is undertaken in close collaboration with
other departments at Taj Pharmaceuticals Limited,
with our affiliates.
Control, Manufacture & Development
In total we are about 15 employees in the QC
Plants have been designed as per W.H.O./ GMP standards
facilities meet cGMP standards. The Plants have
dedicated areas for colouring formulations like
Rifampicin and for non-colouring formulations.
Tablet formulation activity is being
carried out in highly sophisticated, fully automated
machines, un-contaminated by human touch.
Modern methods like aqueous coating,
tablet packing in combi-packs etc., are implemented in
the manufacturing process.
Sarigam plant is the ONLY plant in the world
producing all the effective ranges of
Anti-tuberculosis formulations namely Ethambutol
Hydrochloride (B.P.), Rifampicin (B.P.), Isoniazid (B.P.),
Pyrazinamide (B.P.), Rifampicin-Isoniazid (B.P.),
Rifampicin-Isoniazid-Pyrazinamide (B.P.), Ethionamide
(B.P.) and Prothionamide (B.P.) - all in Tablet form.
Production of bulk actives such as Ethambutol,
Rifampicin and Pyrazinamide are also undertaken at
The Valsad Plant also
manufactures the only complete Arteether viz. -
Alpha-beta Arteether - an original molecule developed
in collaboration with the Central Drug Research
Institute, (CDRI) Lucknow - for the treatment of
P.falciparum and severe cases of malaria.
R & D activity is a
continuous on-going process and the R & D Division
at Valsad has been duly approved by the
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, (DSIR),
Government of India.
Raigad Plant, which is involved in Fermentation
activity has been suitably up-graded and manufactures
products like - Lovastatin,
Simvastatin, DMCTC, Gentamycin, Sisomycin, etc.,
The Plant also exclusively manufactures a veterinary
product for a foreign multinational - in fact is the
only manufacturer of this product in the world.