India Proposes Ban on Certain Plastic Drug Containers
Posted 09 October 2014 | By
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India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has proposed to ban Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) or plastic containers in primary packaging for liquid oral drug formulations for pediatric use, geriatric use and for use in pregnant women and women of reproductive age.
The deadline for comments on the proposed ban is 45 days from the date of publication in India’s Official Gazette, and the ban will go into effect 180 days from the date of final publication in the Official Gazette.