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 Tata Chemicals launches Medikarb – India’s first branded pharmaceutical grade sodium bicarbonate

Tata Chemicals launches Medikarb – India’s first branded pharmaceutical grade sodium bicarbonate

India BloomsNews Service | @indiablooms | 22 Mar 2018, 05:41 pm

Mumbai, Mar 22 (IBNS): Tata Chemicals Ltd, the country’s leading producer of Soda Ash and Sodium Bicarbonate, on Thursday announced the launch of Medikarb – India’s first branded pharmaceutical grade sodium bicarbonate for pharma API and formulation manufacturing.

Medikarb will be manufactured in state of the art FDA certified facilities that are compliant with GMP standards to ensure the highest quality product conforming to Indian Pharmacopoeia specifications.

Sanjiv Lal, COO, India Chemicals Operations, Tata Chemicals Ltd. said, “MedikarbTM is India’s first branded premium grade of sodium bicarbonate suitable for use as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) and as an excipient in pharma formulations. This will give Indian pharma manufacturers a high-quality product manufactured in a state of the art FDA certified facility from a trusted brand. MedikarbTM will be available through our dedicated distributor network.

This is another step in the direction of providing added value through customized products to meet different customer requirements in Health Care, Personal Care, Food, Feed and Industrial applications.”

Medikarb will be produced through a highly mechanized automated manufacturing process designed as per GMP principles.

Quality of the end product is assured through an end-to-end Tata Quality Management System (QMS), with the product manufactured, processed, packed and distributed under the applicable licensing and operational guidelines. Customers will also have the backing of technical sales support through an in-house R&D and Technical Services team.

Customers can order small lots as per their requirement and systems are aligned to cater to express deliveries.