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EU approves Swiss API imports

2:29 PM MST | December 3, 2012 | —Deepti Ramesh

The European Commission says that Switzerland has been listed as the first non-EU country with active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing standards equivalent to those of the European Union. EU rules had changed regarding the import of APIs for medicinal products. As of 2 January 2013, all imported APIs must have been manufactured in compliance with good manufacturing practice standards equivalent to those of the European Union.  A listing by the European Commission or a written confirmation are two possible options for ascertaining the quality of...

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