New Delhi: In a major setback for Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda, several products were found to be of ‘substandard quality’ by Nepal’s Department of Drug Administration on Wednesday and asked the company to immediately recall six medical products.
In a public notice, the administration said six products, made by Divya Pharmacy in Uttarakhand, were found to be substandard during inspections at various outlets and tests on specimens. All six medicines had failed microbial tests, officials said.
According to reports authorities asked the Patanjali Ayurveda unit in Nepal to inform them about steps being taken to recall the products in line with local medicine laws. The department urged the stakeholders not to sell or prescribe the use of these six medicines with immediate effect.
Patanjali’s Amla Churna of batch no AMC067, Divya Gashar Churna of batch no A-GHCI31, Bahuchi Churna of batch no BKC 011, Triphala Churna of batch no A-TPC151, Aswangandha of batch no AGC 081 and Adviya Churna of batch no DYC 059 had failed microbial tests.