Skip to main content

Steps involved in starting Pharmaceutical Marketing Company

If we talk about steps for starting pharma marketing company so,  Step 1. You need to take experience in pharmaceutical industry that how you can sell your pharmaceutical products. Step 2. You need to choose your company name. Step 3. After that select your products, choose brand names for your products  Step 4. You can also go for trademark registration if you want to.  Step 5: After finishing these works you can go for company registration if you want to.other wise you can work as a firm  Step 6. Apply for licenses - wholesale drug license,  GST number.  Step7. If you also have food products then you can take fssai registration or license.  Step 8. Next step is to find out a good manufacturer who will manufacture your products. Step 9. Next steps is to get manufactured your products from that manufacturer.  Step 10. Receiving of products. After receiving products, you can selling and marketing of your products.  So, like that you can start your pharma marketing company step by step.

How to start Cosmetic Manufacturing Unit?

Cosmetic is any article intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on, or introduced into, or otherwise applied to, the human body or any part thereof for cleaning, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, and includes any article intended for use as a component of cosmetic or new cosmetic.

Cosmetic in India is regulated under Drug and Cosmetic Act & Rule. For starting cosmetic manufacturing unit, you will require to take cosmetic manufacturing license. Cosmetic manufacturing license is granted by Drug Department as in case of medicine manufacturing license. Only difference in few requirements and specifications.

Cosmetic products could be divided into two parts:
  • Herbal Cosmetic Products
  • Synthetic chemical cosmetic products
In current time, herbal cosmetics are in trend but other cosmetic products has its own market. There are some ayurvedic medicine cosmetic products also available in market. These ayurvedic labelled cosmetics products are not covering here. You can check requirement for manufacturing ayurvedic products here. Also you can check about in detail about How to start ayurvedic medicine business?

Here we are going to discuss about starting cosmetic manufacturing unit under Cosmetic Manufacturing License.

Licenses Required:

Essential Requirements:
  • Premises as per Schedule M-II
  • Technical Persons
  • Machinery and Lab equipment
  • Section wise partition

Technical Person Qualification required:
  • holds a Diploma in Pharmacy approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under the Pharmacy Act, 1948 or
  • is registered under the Pharmacy Act, 1948 or
  • has passed the Intermediate Examination with Chemistry as one of the subjects or an examination recognized by the Licensing Authority as equivalent to it.
  • holds a bachelor degree in Cosmetic Technology from recognized university

Minimum Area and Space:

Different type of section requires different type of area and space. Below is the section wise detail of covered area required?
  • For Powder Section: Minimum of 15 square meter area is required. Adequate Exhaust Fan availability should be present at premises.
  • For Cream, lotions, emulsions, paste, cleansing milk, shampoo, pomade, brillantine, shaving cream, hair oils etc: Minimum of 25 square meter area is required
  • For Nail Polishes and Nail Lacquers: Minimum of 15 square meters area is required and premises should be situated in Industrial area. This section should have flameproof exhaust system.
  • For Lipsticks and Lip gloss etc: Minimum of 15 square meter area is required
  • For Depilatories: Minimum of 10 square meters area is required
  • For preparations used for Eyes: Minimum of 10 square meters area is required for different section of eye preparations separately and manufacturing area must maintain strict hygienic conditions
  • For Aerosol (Deodorant/Cents etc): Minimum of 15 square meter area is required.
  • For Alcohalic Fragrance Solutions: Minimum of 15 square meters area is required
  • For Hair Dyes: Minimum of 15 square meters area is required
  • For Tooth Preparations (Tooth powder and paste): Minimum of 15 square meters is required separately for Tooth powder general, tooth paste and tooth powder black.
  • For Toilet Soaps: Minimum of 100 square meters area is required.

Cosmetic Manufacturing License Procedure:

Cosmetic manufacturing license is granted by state drug control office, generally located at state capital or major city. Before proceeding in process, first you should visit drug control office and confirm all requirements and procedure as it may slightly vary state to state.
  • Prepare a business plan
  • Choose name for your cosmetic manufacturing company
  • Select product you want to manufacture
  • Register as a company if you want to register it
  • Visit drug control office and discuss all requirement and procedure like plant location, building requirements, technical persons, machinery, equipment etc
  • Complete all requirements like premises as per schedule M-II norms
  • Section wise partition of premises
  • Purchase machinery and equipment
  • Apply for NOC if any
  • Prepare an application file containing all documents and requirements
  • Apply for grant of cosmetic manufacturing license. Application could be submitted online or offline depend at state policy regarding this.
  • After that drug department will physically inspect premises and check for correctness of detail mentioned in application file
  • If drug department will be satisfy with requirement, your file will be proceed further for cosmetic manufacturing license issue
  • Apply for GSTN
  • Apply under Factory Act if applicable

Documents Required for Applying for Cosmetic Manufacturing License:
  • Application form
  • Fees Receipt
  • Layout print of premises
  • Ownership proof or rent agreement in case of rented premises
  • Nature of Business i.e. Proprietorship, partnership or private limited etc along with affidavit accordingly
  • Detail of Technical or competent Staff
  • Qualification certificate of technical persons along with Registration certificate copy under state pharmacy council of concern state
  • Affidavit of Technical Person
  • List of cosmetics intend to be manufactured with formula
  • List of machinery and laboratory equipment
  • Site Master File
  • NOC if any

How can you sell your cosmetic Products?


List of products that could be manufactured under cosmetic manufacturing license:

Dusting Powder, Baby Powder, Lip sticks, Eye liner, Face powder, Tooth pastes, Tooth powder, Hair oil, Hair Samphoo, Hair Creams, Skin Creams, Shaving Creams and After shave lotions, Nail polishes, Hair Dyes/lotions/liquids, Liquid soaps, Baby Soaps, Shaving Soaps, Toilet Soap, Bindi, Kum-kum powder etc. But you require taking approval product wise to manufacture any product.

Few cosmetic products could be manufactured under Udyog Aadhar. You can read about how to apply for udyog aadhar here

Related: More pharma business Ideas

Hope above information is helpful to you...
for any query and suggestion, mail us at pharmafranchiseehelp@gmail.com

Comments

Send Distribution/Franchise Query

Name

Email *

Message *

Register your business at

Find pharmaceutical, cosmetics, nutraceutical, ayurveda and alternative medicine's distributors, franchise, suppliers query for free.

If you want to take distribution, franchise or associates with any pharmaceutical, cosmetic or ayush company then you can find it here...

Popular posts from this blog

What are the Schedules under Drug and Cosmetic Act, 1940 & Rules 1945?

Schedules are the set of provisions for classifications of drugs, forms, fees, standards, requirements and regulations related to pharmaceutical, Ayurvedic (including siddha), unani and tibb system of medicines, homeopathy, blood and realted products etc under Drug and Cosmetic Act, 1940 and Rules, 1945. The schedule to the drugs and cosmetics act are Schedule A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y. Drug and cosmetic rules are divided into schedules alphabetically and named also alphabetically like Schedule A, Schedule B etc till Schedule Y. The schedules to the drugs and cosmetics act are important part. Every schedule contains specific information as discussed below. Schedule A:  Schedule A  describes application forms and licenses types. Download Schedule A Pdf Schedule B:  Schedule B  describes Fees for test or analysis by the Central Drugs Laboratories or State Drugs Laboratories. Download Schedule B Pdf Schedule B1: Schedule B1 describes

How to Register as a Pharmacist in India?

Who is a Pharmacist: Pharmacist is a person having educational qualification in pharmacy profession i.e. Diploma in Pharmacy or Bachelor in pharmacy or Pharma D etc. Who is a Registered Pharmacist: Registered Pharmacist is a person having educational qualification in pharmacy and his/her name is registered under state pharmacy council  of state in which person reside or want to conduct his/her profession or business . How to become a Registered Pharmacist? For becoming pharmacist in India, a person has to fulfill criteria as per Pharmacy Act. A person want to register himself/herself as a pharmacist should have at least minimum of Diploma in Pharmacy or Bachelor in Pharmacy or Pharma D. After completing above mentioned qualifications, you become eligible for registering as a pharmacist. If you have only Diploma in pharmacy, then 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months is also required to become eligible. download pdf After registering your name in s

Pharmacy Chain Stores

Pharmacy retail business is one of the most profitable businesses in healthcare industry . The total Indian retail pharmacy market is growing at an average of 18% per year over the last few years, and is anticipated to grow by even higher numbers in the future. What is a Pharmacy Store? A pharmacy store is retail counter which deals in dispensing and compounding of drugs and medicines.  Pharmacy business in India is regulated through Drug and Cosmetic Act & Rules and there is requirement of  retail drug license  for operating pharmacy and drug store in India. Requirement of pharmacist is necessary for taking retail drug license in India. Pharmacist is a person who is responsible for carry out or supervise all activity of pharmacy or drug store.  Check out:  How to open medical store? What is Chain Pharmacy? When a pharmacy store organization consists of four or more pharmacy stores, it is known as  Pharmacy Chain Stores. In simple word, when an organization or individual set-up/op