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Stents to be brought under PC Rules

DNMUM383331 | 2/16/2017 | Author : Somendra Sharma | WC :321 | India

Mumbai: Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is all set to make amendments to bring stents used for angioplasty under the ambit of the Package Commodity (PC) Rules which are governed by the Legal Metrology Act. Once the stents come under the ambit of PC Rules, the Legal Metrology Organisation (LMO) across the country can take action against the sellers if they sell the stents beyond the maximum retail price (MRP). Until now, stents were exempted from PC Rules.
“The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) recently fixed the MRP for stents after issuing a government notification. Once the stents are brought under the purview of PC Rules, nobody will be able to overcharge. If anybody is found overchar
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