Natco Pharma shares extend fall; down 5% on USFDA observations

 Continuing to fall for the second consecutive day, shares of Natco Pharma fell by nearly 5 percent today, after the company received 483 observations from the USFDA after inspection of its two facilities.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Natco Pharma shares extend fall; down 5% on USFDA observations

Mumbai: Continuing to fall for the second consecutive day, shares of Natco Pharma fell by nearly 5 percent today, after the company received 483 observations from the USFDA after inspection of its two facilities.

The scrip dipped 4.71 percent to Rs 390 at BSE.

On NSE, shares of the company fell by 4.45 percent to Rs 390.

In the previous session also, the stock had plummeted by 13 percent.

An inspection was conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) at two of its facilities recently -- the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing facility at Manali, near Chennai, and the Pharmaceutical Formulations facility at Kothur, near Hyderabad, in early February and March, respectively, Natco said in a statement on Sunday.

"The company has received 483 observations for both facilities and believes them to be of minor in nature," it had said.

Natco has already sent response and compliance report for these observations and believes that there would be no adverse impact to its current or future pipeline products coming from these facilities, it added.