Chemical Engineering and Design Division and cGMP pilot plant of IIIM have a good quality extraction facility with 500 litres vessel capacity of extractor, distillation unit and wiped film evaporator of 100 litres/hr capacity. The whole process shall be controlled by PLC or manual mode. The prepared extract shall be dried in lyophilizer or spray dryer. The extract shall be packaged in LDPE poly bags with the help of packaging machine capacity 10-20 Kg. chemistry manufacturing controls (CMC) analysis of the prepared extract shall also be done at in-house facility i.e. QC-QA department.
The following are the major steps for extraction process: