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J J Hospital Glycerin Adulteration Deaths, 1986 <br />SCAM!!!<br />
	Between January 21 and February 7, 1986, 14 patients died in J.J. Hospital in Mumbai from a cause totally unrelated to th...
	They died of poisoning by the adulterated glycerol given to them<br />
	The toxic adulterant was diethyl glycol which was present in a concentration of 18.5% - over three times the lethal dose<...
Rapid necrosis of the kidneys took place and the unfortunate victims succumbed to acute renal failure<br />
	This adulterated glycerol, meant for industrial consumption, was sold by Kailash Company to AlpanaPharma, with the former...
	This was not a mistake, nor an act of carelessness. It was an extremely conscious act motivated by greed for more profits...
What about ethics?<br />	The licensing authority, the drug testing laboratory, the tender committee, the pharmacology depa...
	What has been the track record of action taken against the guilty? <br />
!?! <br />
	The non-implementation of the judgments makes statutes like the Drugs & Cosmetics Act a farce <br />
Loopholescontinue to be used against the people by vested interests<br />
	Can a voluntary code of ethics put an end tosuch acts of omission and commission? <br />
THANK YOU <br />SaurabhDeshpande<br />
The Link . . . <br />http://goodhealthnyou.com/library/reading/rdb/oct98/ethic.asp<br />
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  1. 1. J J Hospital Glycerin Adulteration Deaths, 1986 <br />SCAM!!!<br />
  2. 2. Between January 21 and February 7, 1986, 14 patients died in J.J. Hospital in Mumbai from a cause totally unrelated to the diseases that brought them there<br />
  3. 3. They died of poisoning by the adulterated glycerol given to them<br />
  4. 4. The toxic adulterant was diethyl glycol which was present in a concentration of 18.5% - over three times the lethal dose<br />
  5. 5. Rapid necrosis of the kidneys took place and the unfortunate victims succumbed to acute renal failure<br />
  6. 6. This adulterated glycerol, meant for industrial consumption, was sold by Kailash Company to AlpanaPharma, with the former knowing that it was to be used for medicinal purpose<br />
  7. 7. This was not a mistake, nor an act of carelessness. It was an extremely conscious act motivated by greed for more profits<br />
  8. 8. What about ethics?<br /> The licensing authority, the drug testing laboratory, the tender committee, the pharmacology department and the highest authorities in J.J. Hospitals, and the Health minister were indicted<br />
  9. 9. What has been the track record of action taken against the guilty? <br />
  10. 10. !?! <br />
  11. 11. The non-implementation of the judgments makes statutes like the Drugs & Cosmetics Act a farce <br />
  12. 12. Loopholescontinue to be used against the people by vested interests<br />
  13. 13. Can a voluntary code of ethics put an end tosuch acts of omission and commission? <br />
  14. 14. THANK YOU <br />SaurabhDeshpande<br />
  15. 15. The Link . . . <br />http://goodhealthnyou.com/library/reading/rdb/oct98/ethic.asp<br />
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