Indian Regulator Orders J&J To Stop Using Raw Material To Make Baby Powder


India’s drugs regulator has ordered Johnson & Johnson to stop manufacturing its Baby powder using raw materials in two of its Indian factories until test results prove they are free of asbestos, a senior official said on Thursday (20). The official at the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), who declined to be named citing the sensitivity of the matter, said a written order had been sent to the US company telling it to stop using the “huge quantities” of raw materials stocked in its plants in northern and western India. The company said on Wednesday (19) that Indian drug…

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