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Pharma companies refine SOPs after Covid-19 cases, deaths in Gujarat

Apart from the general sanitization of buses and plants, Lupin and many other pharma companies have now started sanitising raw material entering the plant

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"Any truck that enters the plant is sanitized, the person handling it has to wear protective gear and all the packages are sanitized," Chunotkar said.

Vinay UmarjiSohini Das Ahmedabad/ Mumbai
An employee logs into a newly developed app of his pharma company for tracing his recent contacts. It is only after such tracing that the employee is able to enter his office using his employee card. 

Such norms are now part and parcel of the pharma industry after some coronavirus (Covid-19) positive cases and deaths were reported in pharma manufacturing plants like the one blonging to Cadila Pharma. 

Already known for their stringent good manufacturing practice (GMP) and rigorous standards of procedures (SOPs), many of which are aimed at meeting international regulatory standards, pharma companies are tightening factory and office norms in

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First Published: May 30 2020 | 6:30 PM IST

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