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US FDA begins inspection at Cipla's Goa facility

Updated : January 22, 2019 09:32 AM IST

The US FDA has begun an inspection of Cipla's Goa facility, sources told CNBC-TV18.

Goa is Cipla’s largest plant when it comes to the US FDA operations. It is around 20-25 percent of its total US sales in terms of filings, etc.

According to the sources, the inspection began this week. The management of the company maintained that it was a routine general inspection.

In September 2018, during the last inspection, it received two observations, while a year ago, in January 2018, it received around 8 observations which were resolved.
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