Govt allows human placental extract
Jammu, July 13: On the recommendations of a high level committee appointed by the High Court of Delhi, the Government of India has amended the item No (4) of the third paragraph of its notification, allowing “Human Placental Extract and its formulations for topical application of wound healing and injection for pelvic inflammatory disease, subject to various conditions.
Earlier, the Government of India vide notification No GSR 82E of February 10, 2011 of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in exercise of the powers conferred to the government by Section 26A of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 had prohibited manufacture, sale and distribution of Human Placental Extract and its formulations for human use.
According to Controller, Drug and Food Control Organization, Jammu Satish Gupta, the said notification with respect to its part relating to the drug “Human Placental extraction and its formulations” was challenged in the High Court of Delhi in the writ petition (Civil) No. 1054/2011 and during the deliberations before the High Court, the Government gave an undertaking that the issues related to safety and efficacy in respect of the said drug may be examined by a large committee.
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