The company manufactures a wide range of products under the FP label, including the Cetamol and DPH brands which are household names among Jamaicans. Our range of over the counter and prescription products include Analgesics & Antipyretics, Topical Analgesics, Antacids, Antibiotics, Anti-asthmatics, Cough and Cold Preparations, Antihistamine preparations, Anti-diarrhoeals, Anthelmintics, Iron and Vitamin Preparations, Antiseptics, Anti-scabies & lice, Anti-convulsants, Cough & Flu (Multi-symptom) preparations, and veterinary products.

Federated Pharmaceutical’s operations are designed to meet GMP standards mandated by the government’s regulations and HACCP industry standards.

Mission Statement

At FP, our mission is to provide outstanding value to our customers by producing quality, affordable pharmaceuticals through a motivated, engaged and service-oriented team.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Respect
  • Care for People
  • Accountability
  • Passion for Winning
History

Federated Pharmaceutical (FP 2014), situated in the Kingston Industrial Estate, was founded in 1958, as the first manufacturer of ethical (prescription) pharmaceuticals in the English speaking Caribbean. Federated Pharmaceutical became a wholly owned Jamaican company in 1965 when the Lascelles deMercado Group of Companies acquired controlling interest from Dow Chemicals and the holdings of Ledoga La Petit Group of Milan, Italy.

The company was acquired in April 2015 by Kirk Distributors Ltd, a member of the Cari-Med Group. Federated Pharmaceutical manufactures pharmaceutical and veterinary products.

Our Quality Promise

At Federated Pharmaceutical we are continually reinventing ourselves in order to remain relevant to the needs of successive generations of Jamaicans.

Our commitment to providing products of the finest quality and the willingness to accept challenges to grow and expand has been at the heart of Federated Pharmaceutical’s Company policy.

Recognizing that the manufacturing of ethical (prescription) drugs is an operation requiring extremely high levels of expertise and vigilance, we have always maintained strict quality control practices to meet international standards.

Our company is committed to a standard of production that is equal to the best pharmaceutical operations worldwide. Samples from each batch of products are consistently retained under normal storage conditions and are meticulously examined at regular intervals to ascertain that the therapeutic value is maintained throughout the life of the product.

Our Facilities

Information technology is at the heart of product development and quality management and huge investments have been made in the development of advanced capability in this regard.We use the most modern equipment in the manufacturing of our products and the FP Management Team consists of a body of highly-trained men and women with backgrounds in chemical sciences, health sciences, engineering and administration.

We use the most modern equipment in the manufacturing of our products and the FP Management Team consists of a body of highly-trained men and women with backgrounds in chemical sciences, health sciences, engineering and administration.Information technology is at the heart of product development and quality management and huge investments have been made in the development of advanced capability in this regard.

Information technology is at the heart of product development and quality management and huge investments have been made in the development of advanced capability in this regard. Our Instruments and equipment include:

  • Tablet press machine
  • Capsule machine
  • Pouch Packaging machine
  • Coating machine
  • Blister pack machine
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatographs (HPLC)
  • Blister Pack Machine
  • Reverse Osmosis Plant
  • Electronic Liquid Fillers
  • Tablet Presses
  • Vacuum Oven
  • Tablet Coating Machine
  • Liquid Mixer
  • Double Cone Mixer
  • Disintegration Machine
  • Automatic Tube Filler
  • Pouch Machines
  • Capsule Machine
  • Cartoner Machine
  • Stability Chambers
  • Friability tester
  • Hardness tester
  • Ribbon Mixer
  • Granulating Oscillator
  • Reactor Kettle
  • Homogenising Mill
  • Kettles
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography system
  • Autoclaves
  • Incubators
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Fluorimeter
Corporate Social Responsibility

Federated Pharmaceutical is active in the community and supports various outreach programmes. We have partnered on health fairs with schools, churches and other non-governmental organizations to promote healthy lifestyles. We are also a resource for local universities and government bodies to promote research and development of products indigenous to the Caribbean.

Our Management Team

Stakeholders

In 2015 Federated Pharmaceutical (FP) was acquired by Kirk Distributors Limited (KDL), thereby bringing it under the umbrella of the Cari-Med group of companies. KDL now serves as FP’s main distributor in Jamaica while its export sales are marketed and sold through Cari-Med International the entity charged with growing overseas sales for the group of companies.

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