September 03, 2015: Kamani Oil Industries Pvt. Ltd. today announced that they have become the first Indian vegetable oil industry to get a FDA drug license for manufacture of Pharmaceutical grade oils and fats (IP/BP/USP/NF)
The initiation of the facility was carried out at Kamani’s Khopoli plant on September 01, 2015.
Prakash Chawla, Director, Kamani Oil Industries said, “This is a great achievement and moment of pride for us to be honoured with the license. This gives us impetus to strive for over exceeding the customer expectations who are really special to us. Kamani has been an organisation of many firsts and this certainly is another feather in our cap. This certification will assure our customers about the integrity of our manufacturing process as well as our compliance with the stringent FDA regulations. ”.
The chief guest on this auspicious occasion was Mr. Pandita Maharaj – Regional Director Technical Operations, Abbott Health Care Ltd. Some of the other distinguished dignitaries present on this occasion were Assistant Commissioner FDA, PEN (Maharashtra), and other guests from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Cipla, Abbott Health Care Ltd., Piramal Healthcare, Fermenta Biotech, Herbinn Micro Medicines.
Speaking on this event, Mr. Pandita Maharaj said, “This is a big step for the industry as a whole. Kamani has been the first in the industry to be bestowed with this honour and this certainly speaks volumes about their stringent processes, reliability and commitment to quality, health and service. This definitely is a landmark in their efforts to supply quality ingredients of global standards to Pharmaceutical and Food Industry and raising the bar. The whole pharmaceutical industry is going to get benefited from this endeavour and will be assured of international quality ingredients indigenously and reducing their dependence on imports.
Kamani Oils has made a significant mark in the pharmaceutical and culinary industry over the last 51 years and has now been acknowledged and awarded with its dues by means of the FDA license. Kamani Oils was also the first to become a HACCP, ISO 22000 – now FSSC 22000 certified vegetable oil refinery. It was the first to procure, manufacture and supply sustainable palm oil, trans free oils and confectionery fats. The manufacturing facility at Khopoli now meets the requirements of Schedule M of the Drugs and Cosmetics act of 1940.
About Kamani Oils
Kamani Oils is a leading producer of specialty oils and fats started in 1962. On offer are a wide range of products for specialized applications for the food industry as well as for consumers. Besides speciality products for pharma use, their products include a range of culinary oils, inclusive of speciality fats for Bakery, Confectionary & Frozen Dessert.