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Aurobindo Pharma gets 8 observations for 2 plants from USFDA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Aurobindo Pharma on Wednesday said the US health regulator has issued four observations each for its two units in Hyderabad after inspecting the sites last month.

The USFDA inspected active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing facility (Unit V) at Pashamylaram and API manufacturing facility (Unit VIII) at Gaddapotharam in Hyderabad between October 21 and October 28, the company said in a BSE filing.

"At the end of the inspections, we have been issued a Form 483 with four observations for each facility.We believe that these observations are related to procedural improvements and none of the observations are related to data integrity," it added.

The company will be responding to the USFDA as per the prescribed time lines, the drug firm said.

The inspection of formulation manufacturing facility (Unit IV) at Pashamylaram is underway, it added.

Shares of Aurobindo Pharma were trading 4.93 per cent down at Rs 450.15 apiece on the BSE.

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First Published: Wed, November 06 2019. 14:55 IST