Lund – Sweden, January 13, 2020:

Birka BioStorage AB received on January 8, 2020, the accreditation for packaging, labeling and storage of biotech and pharmaceutical products by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Ali Ismail, Director of Commercial Operations:
“This successful upgrade is the biggest step to achieve after our European GMP & GDP certification. It means our site will now be able to receive and handle samples related to Japanese customers or their business partners”.

The accreditation is valid for five years and gives the company the authority to conduct storage and distribution of samples, pursuant to Japanese Article 13-3 of the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Regenerative and Cellular Therapy Products, Gene Therapy Products and Cosmetics.

Number of Accreditation: AG20300056