Supply Chain

The greatest mission of Sumitomo Pharma as a pharmaceutical company is to provide a stable supply of high-quality pharmaceuticals made in fundamentally sound, safe operations. In order to fulfill this mission, we perform inspections at multiple stages for each product lot, verifying the quality of materials at all stages of the manufacturing process from receipt of raw materials through the final inspection of products to be delivered so that we can confirm that there is no quality defects and that the products have been manufactured according to the Pharmaceuticals, Medical devices and Other Therapeutic Products Act of Japan and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)*, as well as international pharmaceutical regulations. Only products that have passed all of these inspections are shipped.

* Good Manufacturing Practice: A standard for managing the manufacturing and quality of pharmaceuticals and quasi-pharmaceuticals.

Click here to see Provision of Stable Supplies for details of efforts to strengthen the global supply chain.