BEIJING, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company") a growing developer and producer of prescriptions drugs and licensed national seller of pharmaceutical products in the People's Republic of China, today reported it received a Good Supply Practices ("GSP") certificate from the Chinese State Food & Drug Administration ("SFDA") for the second time since 2003.
Liang Fang Pharmaceutical, Ltd., operated by Lotus, passed the SFDA's GSP field inspection and documentation requirement for, among other items, its sales management system, storage and transportation system, qualifications of medical and management personnel, drugs quality control system, drugs labeling and packaging. To maintain drugs safety, post sale services and systematic quality control of drugs out of production into the circulation, the SFDA requires licensed drug distributors to follow the international principles and guidelines of GSP. The SFDA focuses on quality assurance systems, tracking systems, storage and transportation systems and handling procedures and inspects drugs distributors every five years.
"We are delighted to be awarded with GSP certification because it represents the highest honor that a licensed pharmaceutical sales enterprise is eligible to receive in China for its compliance with the government's high quality standards and efficient management system control," commented Dr. Zhongyi Liu, Chairman and CEO of Lotus. "We are committed to providing safe drugs and in addition to our current state-of-art warehouse, we are planning on the construction of a high standard modern storage facility of 10000 sqm in Inner Mongolia in order to meet the increasing demand for our drugs."
About Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( http://www.lotuspharma.com )
Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a growing developer and producer of prescription drugs and a licensed national seller of pharmaceutical items in the People's Republic of China. Lotus operates Liang Fang Pharmaceutical, Ltd. and En Ze Jia Shi Pharmaceutical, Ltd. Lotus' current drug development pipeline is focused on the treatment of cerebro-cardiovascular disease, asthma, and diabetes. More than 8,000 products are sold by Liang Fang directly and indirectly through its national sales channels to hospitals, clinics and drugs stores in 30 provinces.
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