Central Drugs Standard Control Organization

Directorate General of Health Services
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Government of India

Central Drugs Laboratory (Kasauli)

Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL), Kasauli is the National Control Laboratory for testing of Immunobiologicals (vaccines and antisera) meant for human use in India. The lab has been established as per the provisions of the Drugs & Cosmetic act 1940 and rules there under. The lab has the mandate of National Regulations of Vaccines produced indigenously for domestic market, immunization programme of the Govt. of India, export and for those imported to the country. The laboratory has the documentation system in accordance with the standards ISO/IEC 17025:2005. The lab is NABL accreditated in the field of biological and chemical testing since 2008. The lab receives around 7000 batches of Immunobiologicals per year for testing & /or pre-release certification.

Minimum sample quantity required for testing

Sr No. Name of Sample Presentation / No. of Units Required
1 Antitoxin /Anti serum 10 ml x 10 vials / ampoules
1 ml x 50 vials / ampoules
2 Anti Snake Venom Serum /Anti Rabies Serum 10 ml x 5 vials / ampoules
5 ml x 10 vials / ampoules
3 Bacterial Vaccine
BCG
1 dose x 50 vials /ampoules / PFS
5 doses x 20 vials /ampoules
10 doses x 10 vials /ampoules
20 doses x 10 vials
10/20 doses x 40 vials
4 Viral Vaccine
OPV
1 dose x 50 vials /ampoules / PFS
5 doses x 20 vials /ampoules
10 doses x 10 vials /ampoules
20 doses x 20 vials
5 Blood Products 3 containers of 50 ml above.
5 vials of 10 ml each
10 vials of 5 ml each
25 vials of 2 ml each
50 vials of 1 ml each
6 Surgical Sutures 50 stands

Contact Us

The Director of CDL is Dr.Arun Bharadwaj, Director, Central Drugs Laboratory, 

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