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 two 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 two 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 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 BL2122007 VINDAS CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PVT LTD (U0294) OXYTOCIN INJ IP 5 UNITS/ML (174) 29.09.2021 28.09.2023 DIC018/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 29.09.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
9 BL2122008 SUNRISE INTERNATIONAL LABS LTD (U0805) CLOPIDOGREL TAB IP 75 MG (748) 12.10.2021 11.10.2023 DIC023/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 12.10.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
10 BL2122009 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) THEOPHYLLINE AND ETOFYLLINE INJ (12) 20.11.2021 19.11.2023 DIC017/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 20.11.2021 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
11 BL2223001 COTEC HEALTHCARE PVT LTD (U0829) MISOPROSTOL TAB IP 200 MCG (794) 25.04.2022 24.04.2024 DIC066/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 25.04.2022 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
12 BL2223003 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) CALCIUM CARBONATE AND VITAMIN D3 TAB (837) 18.05.2022 17.05.2024 DIC063/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 18.05.2022 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
13 BL2223004 SUDARSHAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD (U0274) METFORMIN TAB IP 500 MG (168) 21.05.2022 20.05.2024 RAN019-RAN021/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 21.05.2022 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
14 BL2223005 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) THEOPHYLLINE AND ETOFYLLINE INJ (12) 31.05.2022 30.05.2024 DIC017/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 31.05.2022 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
15 BL2223007 HIMALAYA MEDITEK PVT LTD (U0393) CYANOCOBALAMINE INJ IP 100 MCG/ML (17) 29.06.2022 28.06.2024 DIC070/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 29.06.2022 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
16 BL2223008 ORTIN LABORATORIES LTD (U0756) ENALAPRIL MALEATE TAB IP 2.5 MG (259) 15.07.2022 14.07.2024 DIC066/TNMSC/QC/2021-22 Dt. 15.07.2022 NOT OF STANDARD QUALITY QUALITY CONTROL
17 BL2223009 ALGEN HEALTH CARE LIMITED (U0926) CLOTRIMOZOLE CREAM IP (449) 01.08.2022 31.07.2024 DIC009-B/TNMSC/QC/2022-23 Dt. 01.08.2022 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 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 BL2122002 CAPTAB BIOTECH (U0827) () 28.05.2021 27.05.2023 001/M(P)/DRUG/TNMSC/2020 Dt. 28.05.2021 AGREEMENT NOT EXECUTED PURCHASE
6 BL2122010 KANHA BIOGENETIC (U1052) CARBAMAZEPINE TAB IP 200 MG (179) 27.12.2021 26.12.2023 001/M(P)/DRUG/TNMSC/2020 Dt. 27.12.2021 PURCHASE ORDERS NOT EXECUTED PURCHASE
7 BL2223002 ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD (U0115) () 11.05.2022 10.05.2027 001/M(P)/DRUG/TNMSC/2020 Dt. 11.05.2022 FOR ENGAGING IN FRAUDULENT AND OBSTRUCTIVE PRACTICES IN COMPETING FOR AND IN EXECUTING THE CONTRACT PURCHASE
8 BL2223006 MODERN LABORATORIES (U0218) () 27.06.2022 26.06.2027 010/M(P)/DRUG/TNMSC/2022 Dt. 27.06.2022 FOR ENGAGING IN FRAUDULENT AND OBSTRUCTIVE PRACTICES IN COMPETING FOR AND IN EXECUTING THE CONTRACT 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