CHENGDU, China, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded generics and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today provided further updates regarding the Company’s Qionglai Facility (QLF).
A series of testing runs with individual production lines have been performed at QLF in July following the equipment installation. The specific products that were produced during these manufacturing testing runs included Qianlie Shule Capsules, Gingko Mihuan Oral Liquid, Xuelian Chongcao Oral Liquid, and Qiangli Pipa Oral Liquid. The testing runs have been completed successfully. These procedures of testing runs are essential for QLF GMP certification to be issued by the China Food & Drug Administration (the “CFDA”). The Company is now scheduling for the official inspection of both QLF’s pre-extraction and formulation facilities.
The QLF facility is a combination of both pre-extraction plant (TCM) and formulation plant. The pre-extraction facility is designed to process and purify raw materials for TCMs using ethanol or distilled water precipitation, filtration, centrifugation, concentration and purification, which will be further processed for the production of modernized TCM products at the formulation facility where the final biopharmaceutical, TCM and generic products in the forms of oral liquid, granules, tablets, and capsules are produced.
In preparation for the new GMP standards stipulated by the PRC government in early 2011, TPI initiated the process of optimizing the manufacturing facilities in compliance with the new GMP standards. Due to the redesigning of the industrial parks in the suburbs of Chengdu, TPI’s manufacturing facility at the Longquan district, east of Chengdu, is scheduled to be relocated to Qionglai city, south of Chengdu, which is designated for pharmaceutical industry. The QLF is approximately 18 miles from the Company’s recently completed Jiangchuan macrolide (JCM) facility. The proposed relocation project also includes our TCM pre-extraction plant which is located near the center of Chengdu surrounded by rapidly expanding residential area. The QLF is estimated to be 80 mu or 53,000 square meters.
Headquartered at Chengdu, China, TPI is a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of patented biopharmaceutical, mTCM, branded generics and API. TPI currently manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of 58 products, 24 of which are listed in the highly selective national medicine reimbursement list, 10 are included in the essential drug list of China. For more information about TPI, please visit: http://www.tianyinpharma.com
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