“Biocon’s subsidiary in Malaysia, Biocon Sdn. Bhd., has been issued Certificate of ‘GMP Compliance’ from Europe for its insulin manufacturing facility in Malaysia,” the company said in a regulatory filing.
The Malaysia facility was inspected by European Medicines Agency (EMA) in April 2017.
“The certificate of GMP compliance reflects that the agency considered the site to be in compliance with the principles and guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices for active substances, sterile drug products and quality control testing operations,” it added.
The facility that employs over 600 professionals is designed to manufacture recombinant human insulin and insulin analogs to cater to the needs of people with diabetes in global markets.
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