Indian Immunologicals Limited

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Indian Immunologicals Limited
Type Autonomous
Established 1983
Chairman K.Nandakumar
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Campus
  • Anti rabies production unit in Ooty, Tamil Nadu
  • Cattle feed Unit in Rajkot, Gujarat
  • Biologicals unit in Gachibowli, Hyderabad
  • Vaccine unit in Genome Valley, Karkapatla, Ranga Reddy
  • Serum manufacturing unit in New Zealand
Website http://www.indimmune.com/

Indian Immunologicals Limited or IIL is a vaccine manufacturing facility and biotechnology laboratory in Hyderabad, Ooty and Rajkot. IIL is one of the largest vaccine manufacturers in the world.[1] It was established in 1983 by the National Dairy Development Board. [2][3]

It is noted for developing veterinary and human vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease, rabies, bacterial vaccines, canine vaccines, hepatitis, measles, MMR and DPT. It offers FMD vaccines to farmers at affordable prices.[4][5][6]

Indian Immunologicals Limited was in news in past for making payoffs to Saddam Hussain Regime in Iraq, in return for export orders of its vaccines. [7] Indian Immunologicals Limited was also in news for death of infants after administration of its measles vaccines.[8]

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  1. ^ Indian Immunologicals Ltd. "Welcome to Indian Immunologicals Ltd". Indimmune.com. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Andhra Pradesh / Tirupati News : SVU virologist gets international patent". The Hindu. 2010-11-30. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Business Line : Today's Paper / CORPORATE : Indian Immunologicals eyes oral vaccine for cervical cancer". The Hindu Business Line. 2010-06-29. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  4. ^ Indian Immunologicals Ltd. "Welcome to Indian Immunologicals Ltd". Indimmune.com. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  5. ^ "RTI Question: Indian Immunologicals Limited- A wholly owned subsidiary of NDDB". Rtiindia.org. 2009-01-18. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  6. ^ PTI May 30, 2010, 01.00pm IST (2010-05-30). "Indian Immunologicals to launch 4 vaccines in a year - Economic Times". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  7. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/2005/10/30/stories/2005103006300800.htm
  8. ^ http://www.vaccines.me/articles/dfqxa-india-recalls-measles-vaccine-after-child-deaths.cfm