Quality Assurance

TNMSC follows strict Quality Standards in the supply of Drugs and Medicines being issued to common Public through various Government Hospitals.

  • Every Batch of Drugs and Medicines supplied is kept under Quarantine is tested at initial supply stage through Empanelled Laboratories.
  • Random samples are drawn from every Warehouse where the Batch has been supplied. Batch wise Drug sample de-coding is done through strict confidential system.
  • De-coded samples are sent for quality checking randomly to any of the Empanelled Laboratories which are located throughout the Country.
  • On receipt of “Quality Passed” certificate from the Empanelled Laboratories that batch is “Released” for distribution of Drugs to Government Hospitals.
  • During the shelf life of Drugs, random samples are periodically drawn from Warehouse and quality is checked to ensure that Drug is of Standard Quality up till date of expiry.
  • Randomly picked control samples are sent to Government Laboratories as well as to Empanelled Laboratories for analysis to compare the accuracy and correctness of testing quality of the Empanelled Laboratories.
  • If any drug batch subsequently fails in quality on testing in the Empanelled Laboratories or in Government Labs the remaining stock in Warehouse are frozen, the unused Hospital Stock of the Drug of failed batch is recalled to Warehouse and returned to the supplier.
  • If three batches of any drug failed during tender period either at the time of initial receipt or during the shelf life of drug the product is blacklisted for five years.
  • If the supplier supplied more than one item and 50% of such items during relevant tender period, fails, then the suppler is blacklisted for five years.
  • Information of failed batches and black listed companies put up on the Net.

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Blacklisted Item (Drug)
SNo BL Code Firm Drug Black Listed Period Reference Reason Department
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1 BL1920021 MAXCHEM PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD (U0606) DEXAMETHASONE TAB IP 0.5 MG (77) 02.11.2019 01.11.2021 DIC078/TNMSC/QC/2018-19 Dt. 02.11.2019 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
2 BL1920022 LA CHEMICO PVT LTD (U0202) LIQ ANTACID 60 ML (574) 04.01.2020 03.01.2022 WHC022/WH17/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 04.01.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
3 BL1920023 WILCURE REMEDIES (P) LTD (U0299) ATORVASTATIN TAB IP 10 MG (704) 13.01.2020 12.01.2022 QCF010/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 13.01.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
4 BL1920024 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) HYDROCORTISONE SODIUM SUCCINATE INJ IP (76) 14.02.2020 13.02.2022 QCF025/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 14.02.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
5 BL1920025 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) AMPICILLIN INJ IP 500 MG (37) 18.02.2020 17.02.2022 QCF026/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 18.02.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
6 BL1920026 PHAROSE REMEDIES LTD (U0238) CLOXACILLIN CAP IP 250 MG (52) 21.02.2020 20.02.2022 DIC057/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 21.02.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
7 BL2021001 UNICURE (INDIA) LTD (U0363) IMIPRAMINE TAB IP 25 MG (188) 22.04.2020 21.04.2022 DIC061/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 22.04.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
8 BL2021003 RELIEF BIOTECH PVT LTD (U0830) CEPHALEXINE CAP IP 250 MG (229) 18.07.2020 17.07.2022 DIC071/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 18.07.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
9 BL2021004 SAI PARENTERALS PVT LTD (U0810) GENTAMYCIN INJ IP 80 MG/2 ML (46) 21.07.2020 20.07.2022 DIC001-002/TNMSC/QC/2020-21 Dt. 21.07.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
10 BL2021005 SHRINIVAS (GUJARAT) LABORATORIES PVT LTD (U0813) AZITHROMYCIN TAB IP 250 MG (746) 21.07.2020 20.07.2022 DIC069/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 21.07.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
11 BL2021006 OSMED FORMULATIONS PVT LTD (U0823) SALBUTAMOL SULPHATE TAB IP 4 MG (91) 23.07.2020 22.07.2022 DIC051/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 23.07.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
12 BL2021007 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) MEROPENEM INJ IP 500 MG (749) 25.08.2020 24.08.2022 QCF033/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 25.08.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
13 BL2021015 TRUGEN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD (U0851) SODIUM VALPORATE GASTRO RESISTANT TAB IP 200 MG (182) 24.02.2021 23.02.2023 DIC038/TNMSC/QC/2020-21 Dt. 24.02.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
14 BL2122001 RELIEF BIOTECH PVT LTD (U0830) METHYLDOPA TAB IP 250 MG (107) 01.04.2021 31.03.2023 001/M(P)/DRUG/TNMSC/2020 Dt. 01.04.2021 WITHDRAWN FROM TENDER PURCHASE
15 BL2122003 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) FRUSEMIDE INJ IP 10 MG/ML (112) 02.07.2021 01.07.2023 DIC003/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 02.07.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
16 BL2122004 TRUGEN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD (U0851) AMLODIPINE TAB IP 2.5 MG (489) 27.07.2021 26.07.2023 DIC004/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 27.07.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
17 BL2122005 SHIVAM ENTERPRISES (U0520) BETAMETHASONE VALERATE OINTMENT IP (376) 28.07.2021 27.07.2023 QCF003/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 28.07.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
18 BL2122006 SYSTOCHEM LABORATORIES LTD (U0280) BUPIVACAINE HCL INJ USP (512) 09.08.2021 08.08.2023 DIC012/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 09.08.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL

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Blacklisted Firm (Drug)
SNo BL Code Firm Drug Black Listed Period Reference Reason Department
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1 BL1617017 CENTURION LABORATORIES (U0152) OXYTETRACYCLINE SOLUTION (TOPICAL USE) (D46) 22.02.2017 21.02.2022 DIC090/WH-05/TNMSC/QC/2015-16 Dt. 22.02.2017 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY/SPURIOUS/MISBRANDED QUALITY CONTROL
* CENTURION LABORATORIES As per the order of Honorable High Court of Madras under WP No. 7088 of 2017 and WMP No. 7701 of 2017 the blacklisting is stayed.
2 BL2021009 SHRINIVAS (GUJARAT) LABORATORIES PVT LTD (U0813) AZITHROMYCIN TAB IP 250 MG (746) 31.10.2020 30.10.2022 DIC069/TNMSC/QC/2019-20 Dt. 31.10.2020 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
3 BL2021010 LENORA GLOVE PVT LTD (U0942) () 01.12.2020 30.11.2022 001/M(P)/SURGICAL/TNMSC/2019 Dt. 01.12.2020 PURCHASE ORDERS NOT EXECUTED PURCHASE
4 BL2021011 VIJAY LATEX PRODUCTS PVT LTD (U0431) () 01.12.2020 30.11.2022 001/M(P)/SURGICAL/TNMSC/2019 Dt. 01.12.2020 AGREEMENT NOT EXECUTED; PURCHASE ORDERS NOT EXECUTED; SECURITY DEPOSIT NOT EXECUTED PURCHASE
5 BL1718020 JACKSON LABORATORIES (P) LTD (U0194) CARBIMAZOLE TAB IP 5 MG (270) 05.12.2017 04.12.2022 WHC010/WH34/TNMSC/QC/2017-18 Dt. 12.12.2017 SPURIOUS DRUG QUALITY CONTROL
6 BL1718021 ZEE LABORATORIES (U0303) RISPERIDONE TAB 2 MG (529) 11.12.2017 10.12.2022 DIC056/TNMSC/QC/2016-17 Dt. 12.12.2017 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
7 BL2122002 CAPTAB BIOTECH (U0827) () 28.05.2021 27.05.2023 001/M(P)/DRUG/TNMSC/2020 Dt. 28.05.2021 AGREEMENT NOT EXECUTED PURCHASE
Blacklisted Laboratories
SNo BL Code Laboratory Drug Black Listed Period Reference Reason Department
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Blacklisted Firm (Equipment)
SNo BL Code Firm Item Black Listed Period Reference Reason Department
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1 EBL192001 VIP SURGICALS, CHENNAI (ES7) MINI COLD LAB (I6) 13.02.2020 13.02.2023 377/LT/DME-TNJ/TNMSC/ENGG/2020 Dt. 13.02.2020 FRADULENT PRACTICE EQUIPMENT