Bar Coding Norms

A barcode will ensure every strip of drug goes into a parent package

  • To curb distribution of spurious drugs
  • Track origin of shipment
Nearly 1000 SME pharma companies, which accounts for 40% of India’s total drug exports, opposing the move because:
  • SME’s contend that they don’t have the money to establish parent-child relationships between strips of drug and their packet
  • Adds no value to quality of product
  • Conspiracy by larger players



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