WuXi PharmaTech's small-molecule process development and manufacturing subsidiary Shanghai SynTheAll Pharmaceutical has received its first approval from the Japan PMDA for the manufacture of the GMP intermediate of a branded commercial drug.
STA is among the Chinese contract manufacturing organizations to have received approval to supply active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and GMP intermediates for branded commercial drugs from regulatory agencies in the United States, Canada, the European Union, Switzerland, China, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
"I'm very proud of our track record in securing approvals from global regulatory agencies and the added confidence these successes bring to our partners," said Dr Minzhang Chen, CEO,f STA. "This favorable outcome further demonstrates that STA's facilities, processes, and people are world-class and of the highest quality," said Dr Ge Li, chairman and CEO of WuXi PharmaTech. "We look forward to expanding these capabilities with our new facilities under construction in Changzhou to better serve our partners."