Ludhiana, India, September 10, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited (IOLCP), one of the largest producers of organic chemicals and bulk drugs in India, has announced that it has received the coveted Kosher Certification from the Kosher Inspection Service India, which confirms no animal fats or meat bones are used in the processing of the above products. The certification will enhance the acceptance of IOLCP’s various products in the European countries and Israel leading to strengthened revenue from exports for the company. IOLCP already exports its various products to many countries across the world including Argentina, Brazil, China, Denmark, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kenya, Malaysia, Peru, Egypt etc.
Mr. R K Thukral, Executive Director, IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited, said, “We are glad to receive the Kosher Certification for our products as it will enable us to further strengthen our exports revenues. As one of India's leading bulk drugs manufacturers, we aim to capitalize upon the vast opportunities in the international markets and strengthen our export revenues further by exporting our different products to various countries.”
The Kosher Certification to IOLCP applies to its following products - Ibuprofen, Glacial Acetic Acid/Acetic Acid, Ethyl Acetate, Acetic Anhydride, Poly Aluminium Chloride (PAC), Green Acid/Spent Acid, Monochloro Acetic Acid (MCA), Acetyl Chloride and Isobutyl Benzene (IBB).
The Kosher Certification confirms that the abovementioned IOLCP products do not contain any prohibitory or Non-Kosher ingredients, chemical or raw materials and are manufactured and processed only from Kosher Chemicals and Acids. These IOLCP products comply with the Laws of Kashruth and are processed and manufactured under the Halacha Regulations. Therefore, the above mentioned products are strictly Kosher and Pareve and can be used in Kosher Food Industries and in Kosher Product.
About IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited
Established in 1986, IOLCP, a public-listed company (BSE), is one of the largest manufacturers of industrial chemicals and bulk drugs with presence in over 52 countries across the world. IOLCP manufactures and supplies Industrial Chemicals and Bulk Drugs for use in various pharmaceutical, Textile, Packaging, Lamination, Pesticides, Food processing applications. Its product portfolio includes industrial organic chemicals such as acetic acid, glacial acetic acid, ethyl acetate, acetic anhydride and bulk drugs like ibuprofen. IOLCP is currently in a phase of expansion with an investment outlay of Rs. 256 crore which would include capacity expansion for its various product lines, forward and backward integration and increase in cogeneration of power. IOLCP's overseas customers are spread out across several countries including Argentina, Brazil, China, Denmark, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kenya, Malaysia, Peru, Egypt and many others. The company has strong business relationships with a number of prestigious clients such as Ranbaxy Labs, Dr Reddy, DS Group, CIPLA, Uflex Industries, ITC Limited, ICI Paints, Asian Paints, Pidilite, Rallis India, Hindustan Polymide, Gujarat Super Phosphate, and Avon Organics Ltd. etc. For more information on IOLCP, please visit http://www.iolcp.com