2 April 2022

Suspension of supply of COVID-19 vaccine (COVAXIN®)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is today confirming the suspension of supply of Covaxin produced by Bharat, through UN procurement agencies and recommending to countries that received the vaccine...

22 March 2022

First entecavir products prequalified

WHO Prequalification Unit (PQT) added the below new products to its prequalified list: HP031 - Entecavir - 0.5mg - Film-coated tablet - BrightGene Bio-Medical Technology Co Ltd - CHINA HP032 -...

10 February 2022

First tocilizumab products for Covid-19 prequalified

WHO Prequalification Unit (PQT) added the below new products to its prequalified list: BT-CV001 - Tocilizumab - 20mg/mL (Each vial contains 80mg of tocilizumab in 4mL) - Concentrate for solution for...

8 October 2021

Nitrosamine concerns in rifampicin products - Update

A nitrosamine impurity, 1-methyl-4-nitrosopiperazine (MeNP), was identified in rifampicin products. In September 2020, PQT requested all rifampicin API and medicines applicants to test MeNP impurity...

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