CERTIFICATION IN INDIA

AYUSH STANDARD MARK

What is Ayush Standard Mark?

Quality Council of India has been engaged for voluntary certification of quality of Ayurveda Siddha Unani (ASU) products. Through this scheme, drug manufacturers are awarded the quality seal to the products on the basis of the third-party evaluation of the quality, subject to fulfillment of the regulatory requirements.

AYUSH Standard and AYUSH Premium Marks are awarded for products moving in the domestic and international markets respectively. 146 ASU products are reported to have been awarded AYUSH Premium Mark and 97 products AYUSH Standard Mark.

The Scheme is based on criteria for certification. It has two levels:
a. Ayush Standard Mark which is based on compliance to the domestic regulatory requirements
b. Ayush Premium Mark which is based on GMP requirements based on WHO Guidelines and product requirements with the flexibility to certify against any overseas regulation provided these are stricter than the former criteria.

Benefits of Ayush Standard Mark

Ensure Product Safety

Reputation

Access to new business

Improved efficiency

Customer satisfaction

Helps you stand out from your competitors

Who can be certified Ayush Standard Mark?

Pharmaceutical Industry

Drug Industry

Oil

Liquid

Powder

Syrup

Capsules

Cream/Ointment

Document required for Ayush Standard Mark

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of Ayush Standard Mark

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance product certification, A simple & practical method of product certification organization in timely compliance and fulfills the product certification requirement. Shamkris support 100% on documentation required to comply with product certification either by self-certification or notify body certification to depend on directives. 

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame

Task

Process

Day 1

Certification Body
Selection
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Product Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit
MRM
CAPA

Week 10

Certification Body
Audit
N-C Closing

Week 12

Certification Body

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

FAQ

Quality Council of India has been engaged for voluntary certification of quality of Ayurveda Siddha Unani (ASU) products. AYUSH Standard and AYUSH Premium Marks are awarded for products moving in domestic and international market respectively.
This scheme aims to provide grant-in-aid to Government / Non-Government organizations for the roll out of only proven AYUSH interventions for improving health status of the population through AYUSH interventions, like distribution of medicines, organizing Health awareness camps etc.

AYUSH is an acronym for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy and are the six Indian systems of medicine prevalent and practiced in India and some of the neighboring Asian countries with very few exceptions in some of the developed countries.