Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of company is West Bengal Chemical Industries Ltd?
West Bengal chemical Industry ltd is primarily a renowned & time tested chemical manufacturing Company. WBCIL is specialized in the production of various API, Fine Chemicals, Chelated Minerals & DC Grade/Premix Manufacturer & Supplier Based in India which are essential for pharmaceutical manufacturing, nutritional supplements, and animal nutrition.
What is the history of West Bengal Chemical Industries Ltd?
WBCIL was incorporated in 1962 & having time tested 60 years of experience as one of the major API manufacturer based in India having its modern manufacturing facilities at Kolkata & Dahej(Gujrat).The Company was established with the objective of manufacturing chemicals & allied products. WBCIL obtained Good Laboratory Practice or GLP, GMP or Good Manufacturing Practice, with prestigious accreditations with FSSI, FICCI, along with authentic certification from ISO for its quality management system, which further reinforced its commitment to maintain the high quality standards in the manufacturing process.
What does West Bengal Chemical Industries Limited do?
West Bengal Chemical Industries Limited, or WBCIL is a globally recognized as one of the major chemical manufacturing companies in India that provides quality APIs, fine chemical products, specialty mineral cheletes used in pharmaceutical, nutritional supplements, animal nutrition. WBCIL adapting to the changing needs of the global market, WBCIL’s quality products are designed to accentuate optimum performance in pharmaceutical applications. WBCIL has an extensive portfolio that includes Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Potassium, and Zinc salts, Calcium. WBCIL also supplies trace elements like Chromium, Manganese, and Cobalt. WBCIL is pioneer in Ascorbate, Acetate, Phosphate, Propionate, Citrate, Gluconate, Aspartate, Bisglycinate, Malat and other anions as well. WBCIL also manufactures Liposomal iron. WBCIL is a proud patent holder of Ferric carboxy maltose, Ferric citrate, Ferric derisomaltose, Iron isomaltoside, Sucroferric oxy hydroxide, Enclomiphene citrate & Iron (III) coordination complex having high phosphate binding capacity.
Where is WBCIL located?
WBCIL’s old plant is located at Kolkata, West Bengal and the new facility is located at Dahej Gujrat.
Do you have WHO GMP?
No currently we are having cGMP for both plants. However, we will be having WHO GMP Certification at our new facility in Dahej Gujrat shortly.
What other accreditations do you have?
Apart from local GMP, we are having ISO, FSSAI, HALAL Certificates.
What do you manufacture?
We manufacture mineral salts and chelates like Iron, Zinc, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium and Magnesium, complying pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals and Animal feed applications.
Where do you market these products?
We are a potential manufacturer in the domestic market and we also cater to many eminent international clients.
Do you have DMF for these products?
Yes, we are having DMF for many of these products in CTD format. Also, as per customer requirement, we can construct DMF for specific products.
Do you have patents for any of these products?
We are having patents for Ferric Carboxymaltose, Iron Isomaltoside, Ferric Derisomaltose, Enclomiphene Citrate, Ferric Citrate and patent for an invention entitled Pharmaceutical Acceptable Iron (III) Coordination Complex having high Phosphate Binding Capacity.
I heard you are also API manufacturer? Is it also Eskag Pharma or some other name? What do you make? Do you have P/L and COAs to give me now?
Yes, it is West Bengal Chemical Industries Limited, a sister concern of Eskag Pharma. WBCIL manufactures Mineral Salts for Pharmaceutical Formulations, Nutritional Supplements, Food and Animal Feed applications. Yes, We Have Product list of WBCIL. Here you go.
Is your API factory in Kolkata or Delhi? Is it WHO-GMP approved?
Our API factory is Kolkata based. It has affiliations like GMP, ISO and HACCP.
Can I have a price list of your products?
We are unable to share the same on-the-spot since the Price is controlled by various factors. So, it is advisable that we accomplish all the preliminary discussions along with Finalization of MOQ so as to proceed towards making the price offer thereafter. Hope you agree.
What do you mean by Nutraceuticals? Are they food supplements?
Nutraceuticals mean Nutritional supplements/ food supplements having no Therapeutic usage, to be used as Supplements only.
Do you have a separate R&D? Have you researched any new drugs?
Yes, We do. Our R&D is dedicated to Develop a better Drug Delivery system through their continuous Research and Development process.
Can you provide BE (Bio Equivalence) / BA (Bio-Availability) studies in your dossier? Open part of DMF (Drug Master File)?
Note that we do not have Actual BE/ BA as the same calls for Huge cost. Though we can provide with BE Literature. However, the same can be arranged with due diligence and adequate support by the Buyer/client after evaluating the Commercial viability of such a big investment.
Since open part of DMF is an integral part of the Dossier itself, it shall duly be provided.