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Study on the Development of Environment Management System in an Indian Pharmaceutical Industry through Implementation of ISO 14001:2004 Guidelines

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Microbiology, Herbicure Healthcare Bio-Herbal Research Foundation, Metro Garden City, Pailan, D.H.Road, Kolkata, INDIA

Res. J. of Pharmaceutical Sci., Volume 2, Issue (3), Pages 12-16, May,30 (2013)


Many pharmaceutical industries in India are concern of environmentmanagement through waste treatment only, some are concern of environmentmanagement through waste treatment and minimization only, very few are concern of environmentmanagement through implementation of international standard ISO14001:2004 This paper presents an analysis on implementation of environment management system following the requirements of ISO14001:2004 international standard and its impacts on a pharmaceutical industry of Kolkata, India. The main focus of this paper is the evaluation of achievement in waste management through implementation of ISO14001:2004, Environment management system (EMS) in a pharmaceutical formulation industry.


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