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India Proposes Ban on Certain Plastic Drug Containers

Posted 09 October 2014 | By Louise Zornoza 

India Proposes Ban on Certain Plastic Drug Containers

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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.

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