Pharmaceutical company China Sky One Medical, which produces over-the-counter drugs in China has successfully completed the first phase of examination for the Conformite Europeenne certification, or CE mark, which indicates that a company's products have met rigorous testing and safety standards and are approved for sale within the European Union.
In order to sell products throughout the EU, China Sky one submitted an application for CE certification to Heilongjiang Import-Export Commodities Inspection and Quarantine Bureau Technology Center, the CE certification's agency in China,in May, 2008. Experts from the center spent three months reviewing and examining manufacturing methods, on-site facilities, and product samples. It was determined that China Sky One Medical's facilities, quality control systems, and products met CE certification standards. The Company is currently working on the second phase of the CE certification examination and estimates that it could begin to export products to the EU with the CE mark in 2008.
Yan-qing Liu, chairman, CEO and president of China Sky One Medical stated that receiving the CE certification will be a passport to exporting their drugs into the EU market and also attested to the high quality of their products and manufacturing standards.