Price Notification

(Published in Part II, Section 3, Sub Section (ii) of the
Gazette of India Extraordinary)

Government of India
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority

New Delhi, Dated : 11th August, 2004

ORDER

S.O. 913(E) :- In pursuance of paragraph 7 of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 1995, read with No. S.O. 637(E) dated the 4th September, 1997 issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority, hereby prescribes the norms as prescribed below for Conversion Cost, Packing Charges and Process Loss of materials for the purpose of the said paragraph, which shall come into force with immediate effect.

A Conversion Cost  
(a) Tablets plain (per 1000 Nos.) Rs.
Small upto 100 mg
Medium 101 mg to 350 mg
Large 351 mg to 600 mg
Extra Large 601 mg to 900 mg
Extra Extra large 901 mg to 1200 mg

Extra Extra large above 1200 mg
6.05
8.96
13.75
17.44
21.68
Rs. 21.68+Rs. 0.52 for each 100 mg over 1200 mg
  (b) Tablets Coated (per 1000 Nos.) Rs.
  Small upto 100 mg
Medium 101 mg to 350 mg
Large 351 mg to 600 mg
Extra Large 601 mg to 900 mg
Extra Extra large 901 mg to 1200 mg

Extra Extra large above 1200 mg
8.53
11.39
19.17
24.19
30.39
Rs. 30.39+Rs. 0.70 for each 100 mg over 1200 mg
  (c) Tablets Gelatin Coated (per 1000 Nos.) Rs.
  Upto 600 mg
Over 601 mg to 900 mg
Over 901 mg to 1200 mg

Above 1200 mg
59.50
73.95
89.25
Rs. 89.25+ Rs. 1.00 for each 100 mg over 1200 mg
  (d) Tablets Sustained Release (per 1000 Nos) Rs.
  Small upto 100 mg
Medium 101 mg to 350 mg
Large 351 mg to 600 mg
Extra Large 601 mg to 900 mg
Extra Extra large 901 mg to 1200 mg

Extra Extra large above 1200 mg
11.76
15.15
22.35
33.53
36.56
Rs.36.56+Rs. 0.81 for each 100 mg over 
1200 mg
  (e) Effervescent Tablets (per 1000 Nos.) Rs.
  upto 3600 mg
Above 3600 mg
150.00
Rs. 150.00+ Rs. 1.00 for each 100 mg over 3600 mg
  (f) Capsules (per 1000 Nos) Rs.
  (i) Soft capsules
Upto 7.5 minim

Over 7.5 and upto 14 minim
Over 14 and upto 22 / 24 minim
48.91
58.52
78.12
  (ii) Hard capsules
42.34
  (iii) Sustained Release capsules
101.00
  (g) Liquids (per litre) Rs.
  Syrup and Elixirs
Suspension, emulsions & Malts
Pediatric Drops
4.69
5.57
11.14
  (h) Ointments and Creams (per kg.) Rs.
  Ointment Ordinary
Ointment Sterile
13.20
34.50
  (i) Ampoules (per 100 Nos.) Rs.
  Upto 1 ml.
Over 1 ml. Upto 5 ml.
Over 5 ml. Upto 10 ml.
Over 10 ml.
28.85
37.65
47.13
Rs. 47.13 + Rs. 0.65 for each ml over 10 ml
  (j) Sterile Liquid Vials (per vial)
(including sterile eye, ear and nasal drops)
Rs.
  Upto 5 ml.
Over 5 ml. Upto 15 ml.
Over 15 ml. Upto 30 ml.
Over 30 ml. Upto 100 ml.
0.92
1.03
1.31
Rs. 1.31+ Rs. 0.12 for each 10 ml over 30 ml
  (k) Non-sterile Dry Powder and 
Granules (per kg.)
Rs.
  Dry Powder
Granules
8.11
11.45
  (l) Sterile Dry Powder & Granules  (per vial) Rs.
  Upto 1 gm
Over 1 gm upto 5 gm.
Over 5 gms.
0.75
0.98
1.24
  (m) Sterile Dry Powder Lyophylised (per vial) Rs.
  Upto 1 gm
Over 1 gms.
2.86
3.95
  (n) Aerosol Inhalers Rs. 1.76 per pack
B Packing Charges  
  (1) Tablets packed in Random
(Plain, coated and sustained release)
Rs. per pack
  Upto 10
11 to 30
31 to 100
101 to 250
251 to 500
501 to 1000
Over 1000
0.22
0.66
0.90
1.38
1.70
2.04
Rs. 2.04+ (Rs. 0.00025 x number of tablets over 1000)
  (2) Strips (Tablets/Capsules, Plain, coated and sustained release) Rs. per pack
  Upto 10
Over 10
0.13
Rs. 0.13 + Rs. 0.01 for each tablet / capsule over 10
  (3) Effervescent Tablets Rs.
  2ís pack
4ís pack
10ís pack
50ís pack
0.13
0.20
0.50
2.50
  (4) Capsules packed in Random
(including hard, soft and sustained release)
Rs. per pack
  Upto 4
5 to 15
16 to 25
26 to 100
Over 100
0.33
0.56
0.92
1.16
Rs. 1.16 + (Rs. 0.0032 x number of capsules  over 100)
  (5) Liquids, Syrups, Elixirs, Suspensions, Emulsions & Malts Rs. per pack
  Upto 50 ml.
51 ml to 150 ml.
151 ml to 250 ml.
251 ml to 500 ml.
Over 500 ml.
0.68
0.90
1.10
1.50
Rs. 1.50 + (Rs. 0.0008 x number of ml over 500 ml)
  (6) Ointments & Creams (Ordinary) Rs. per pack
  Upto 50 gms.
51  to 150 gms.
151 to 250 gms.
251 to 500 gms.
Over 500 gms.
0.43
0.56
0.70
0.94
Rs. 0.94+ (Rs.0.0008 x number of gms  over 500 gms)
  (7) Ointments & Creams (Sterile) Rs. per pack
  Upto 50 gms.
51  to 150 gms.
151 to 250 gms.
251 to 500 gms.
Over 500 gms.
0.66
0.86
1.08
1.46
Rs. 1.46 + (Rs. 0.0009 x number of gms  over 500 gms)
(8) Ampoules Rs. per pack
Upto 5 ml.
Over 5 ml.
0.24
0.28
  (9) Liquid Injections in vials
(including eye, ear and nasal drops)
Rs. per pack
Upto 5 ml.
Over 5 ml.
0.44
0.48
  (10) Sterile Dry Powders (including
sterile Lyophilised) in vials
Rs. per pack
  Upto 1 gm.
Over 1 gm.
0.14
0.26
  (11) Non-sterile powders and Granules Rs. per pack
Upto 50 gms.
51 gms to 100 gms.
101 gms to 500 gms.
Over 500 gms.
0.64
0.82
1.06
Rs. 1.06 + (Rs. 0.0003 x number of gms  over 500 gms)
  (12) Aerosol Inhalers Rs. 2.89 per pack
C Process Loss of  raw  materials  (other  than packing materials in conversion  and   packing) and process loss of packing materials in  packaging: 
  (1) Raw Materials  
  (i) Tablets  
  (a) Plain
(b) Coated
(c) Press coated and multilayered
(d) Sustained release
(e) Effervescent
(f) Gelatin Coated
3 per cent
3.5 per cent
4 per cent
5 per cent
8 per cent
4 per cent
  (ii) Capsules  
  (a) Soft
(b) Hard
(c)
Sustained release
4 per cent
3 per cent
5 per cent
  (iii) Liquids
(iv)
Ointments and Creams
(v) Ampoules
(vi) Dry Powders
(vii) Vials
(viii) Aerosol Inhalers
3 per cent
3 per cent
15 per cent
3 per cent
6 per cent
5.5 per cent
  (2) Packing Materials  
  (i) Tablets  
  (a) Plain
(b) Coated
(c) Press coated and multilayered
(d) Sustained release
(e) Effervescent
(f) Gelatin Coated
3 per cent
3 per cent
3 per cent
3 per cent
6 per cent
3 per cent
  (ii) Capsules
(iii) Liquids
(iv)
Ointments and Creams
(v) Ampoules
(vi) Dry Powders
(vii) Vials
(viii) Aerosol Inhalers
3 per cent
3 per cent
3 per cent
10 per cent
3 per cent
4 per cent
4 per cent

PN/77/2004/F 

File No. 8(4)/2004/DP/NPPA-Div.-II

(JAGDISH KUMAR)
Dy. Director