SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, April 8 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - GH Chemicals Ltd, a world class manufacturer and exporter of French Process Zinc Oxide, is extremely proud to announce that it has been awarded the world's first Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) License to manufacture and sell pharmaceutical grade zinc oxide (USP) serving as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API).
The advent of the GMP License will significantly increase G.H. Chemicals' sales and exports of its high quality USP zinc oxide to leading pharmaceutical companies around the world. For years a much sought after product by pharmaceutical companies, GH Chemicals GMP licensed zinc oxide has now become the new standard for the industry.
The license has been granted by the Canadian Government's Health Canada Products and Food Branch Inspectorate.
GH Chemicals GMP License is the equivalent to the standards established in the EU under ICH Q7, rendering GH Chemicals eligible to export its GMP Licensed zinc oxide to the EU in accordance with Article 46b(2)(b) of Directive 2001/83/EC regarding active substances for Medicinal Products for Human Use.
"G.H. Chemicals Ltd wishes to thank and congratulate all of our employees for their efforts in achieving and maintaining this high quality standard. The GMP License was yet another in a long line of impressive quality accreditations which we have earned over our 40 years in business thanks to our workforce." according to Stephan Tabah, President of G.H. chemicals Ltd.
Established in 1974, G.H. Chemicals manufactures high quality zinc oxide at its facility in Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada. Holder of numerous quality awards, G.H. Chemicals various grades of zinc oxide serve as raw material ingredients in industries such as pneumatic tires, custom compound rubber and plastics, ceramics, agriculture, lube oil additives, zinc specialty chemicals, food additives and pharmaceuticals.
Contact information is available and inquiries will be answered through the GH Chemicals Ltd website at www.ghchemicals.com.
SOURCE: Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole
For further information: Philippe Bailet, G.H. Chemicals Ltd, 450 774-9151, ext. 227