Highlights for JAN - OCT 2018

Collective highlights of BRIT for previous months of the calendar year 2018.

  • 14 Nos. of Cobalt-60 teletherapy source has been supplied to  hospital in India for cancer treatment.
  • 3290 kCi of  industrial grade Cobalt-60 irradiator sources have been supplied to nine irradiators across the country.
  • More than 18 kCi of Ir-192 sources (357 Nos.) have been supplied for radiography cameras.
  • 18800 Tritium Filled Luminous Sources have been supplied to Defence Organisation.
  • Five Blood Irradiator-2000 units with Cs-137 source has been supplied to hospital.
  • Three Gamma Chambers-5000 units have been supplied to universities/institutions for research purpose.
  • More than 14500 Nos. of Technetium Cold Kits have been supplied to various hospitals in India
  • 990 Nos. of Technetium-99m Generator have been supplied to various hospitals in India
  • 535 Ci of I-131 have been supplied to various hospitals for both diagnostic and therapeutic purpose.
  • 250 Ci of FDG-F18 have been supplied to various hospitals in Mumbai for PET scanning.
  • 4208 Cu.m. of medical supplies have been sterilised using gamma radiation processing.
  • 3850 Tons of materials (spices, pet feed, herbal raw material, colour powder etc.) have been processed using gamma radiation processing.
  • Production of Fluorine-18 Isotope for preparation of Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) carried out after start of operation at Medical Cyclotron Facility Cyclone-30 at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata.
  • ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management System received & source replenishment (200KCi) carried out for Radiation Processing Plant, Vashi (BRIT).
  • Radiation Processing Plant of M/s Electromagnetic Industries, Vadodara as per MOU with BRIT commissioned.
  • Regular production and supply of ready to use 68Ga-Radiopharmaceutical (PSMA-11 and DOTA-TATE) started after New 68Ge-68Ga Generator installation.
  • Production of kit for the preparation of 68Ga-DOTA-TATE injection started.
  • Co-60 Irradiator Source (1000 KCi) was exported to REVISS SERVICES (UK) LIMITED, United Kingdom.
  • "Facility for the Production of Kits for the Preparation of 99mTc Radiopharmaceuticals" awarded Certificate for compliance to WHO cGMP requirements by M/s URS certification Ltd (a member of URS Holdings group, U.K . ). ( recertified as per current standards)
  • Radio-immuno assay (RIA) Kits and Immuno-radiometric assay (IRMA) Kits, manufacture, supply and R&D accredited for compliance to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Services). ( recertified as per current standards)
  • MoUs signed for setting up Gamma Radiation Processing Plants for disinfestation of food products and sterilization of healthcare products with :
    • Microtrol Sterilization Services Pvt. Ltd. (Mumbai)
    • HiMedia laboratories Pvt. Ltd. (Mumbai)
    • M/s Solas Industries (NOIDA) and M/s Zarims Drynamics LLP (Ahmedabad)
    •  M/s AV Gamma Tech LLP, Mumbai
    • M/s Gamma Agro Medical Processing, Hyderabad
    • M/s Gamma Agro Medical Processing, Hyderabad
    • M/s Kumaka Industries Limited, Vadodara
       
  • Kits for the preparation of 99mTc-Radiopharmaceutical injection, were exported to Chile.
  • Initiated the supply of no-carrier-added (NCA) 177Lu as Lutetium Chloride radiochemical (New Product Code: LU-4) to RMC.
  • For the first time trouble shooting using angular gamma scanning was carried at a Mumbai refinery for huge catalyst loss from the Fluidised Catalyst Cracking Unit.
  • Mo-99m in organic form was successfully used as an industrial radiotracer to identify the leaky heat exchanger in a refinery.
  • Production and supply of 177Lu-EDTMP started in lieu of 153Sm-EDTMP. This product is used for bone pain palliation.
  • Production of 'Kit for preparation of 188Re-HEDP injection', useful for bone pain palliation , started as a part of technology transfer from RPhD, BARC.
Updated: Tuesday December 04, 2018 21:55