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Sun Pharma erases losses post clarification on USFDA observations

The stock hit an intra-day high of Rs 670, recovering 4.7% from its early morning low of Rs 640 on the NSE.

SI Reporter  |  Mumbai 

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Shares of recovered 4.7%, erasing more than half of their early morning losses on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) after the company said it will be submitting its response on the observations of facility to the US drug regulator within 15 business days.

The stock has slipped 5.5% to Rs 640 on reports of the company getting six observations by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for unit.

At 03:20 pm; Sun Pharma was trading 2% lower at Rs 663, after hitting high of Rs 670 post announcements. The trading volumes on the counter more than doubled with a combined 22.73 million equity shares changed hands on the and so far.

“The US FDA conducted a Pre-Approval Inspection (PAI) of the company’s facility (Gujarat, India) from August 27, 2018, to August 31, 2018. At the conclusion of the inspection, the agency issued a Form 483, with six observations,” Sun Pharma said on on report.

The Company will be submitting its response on the observations to the US FDA within 15 business days. Sun Pharma is committed to addressing these observations promptly, it added.

First Published: Fri, September 07 2018. 15:24 IST