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MEDIA RELEASE PR35056


USP Appoints LGC Promochem India Private Ltd. as Exclusive Distributor of USP Products in India


ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16  /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is pleased to announce an exclusive distributorship

agreement with LGC Promochem India Private Limited, Bangalore. As of July 1, 2009, LGC Promochem

will be the sole source of USP products such as publications of written documentary standards and physical

reference materials in India, Pakistan, Maldives, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. LGC Promochem India

Private Ltd. has six offices throughout India, and has developed an extensive network of relationships

throughout India's burgeoning pharmaceutical industry. 


    According to John Fowler, USP's chief global services officer, "This agreement will provide one-stop-

shopping for USP customers in India. We've worked closely with LGC Promochem India Private Ltd. for

more than 15 years, and have been impressed by their growth and their expertise. They are well respected

throughout the industry, and the agreement will help ensure the identity and quality of Indian

pharmaceutical products."


    Sury Rao, LGC Promochem India Private Ltd.'s managing director, said, "Pharmaceutical manufacturers

throughout the world rely on USP's documentary and reference standards. As Indian manufacturers grow

increasingly competitive on a global as well as local and regional scale, we want to provide direct and timely

access to these key resources. Our long-standing relationship with USP has moved to the next level,

enabling us to provide sole-source service."


    USP customers in India should note that as of July 1, 2009 they will no longer be able to order from USP

directly or from other organizations that had formerly been USP authorized resellers. All orders, inquiries

and customer service calls should go directly to LGC Promochem Private Ltd. at: Tel (PABX) +91-80-6701-

2000; Fax: +91-80-6701-2046; or E-mail: in@lgcpromochem.com. 


    USP -- Advancing Public Health Since 1820 

    The United States Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is a scientific, nonprofit, standards-setting

organization that advances public health through public standards and related programs that help ensure

the quality, safety, and benefit of medicines and foods. USP's standards are recognized and used



    CONTACT:

    Francine Pierson

    301/816-8588; fp@usp.org


SOURCE: U.S. Pharmacopeia


    CONTACT:  Francine Pierson of U.S. Pharmacopeia, 

              +1-301-816-8588, 

              fp@usp.org


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