Alivira Animal Health
The Alivira Animal Health is a subsidiary of Sequent Scientific Ltd. at the Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City near Parawada in Visakhapatnam. Alivira Animal Health produces medicines for animals.
On January 25, 2016 an electrical short-cicuit has gutted the process laboratory block of the unit. The accident took place at around 8:15 am.
On January 27, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has asked the Alivira Animal Health Limited to stop production. The APPCB officials visited the factory at the Pharma City. They observed that there was a pungent smell in and around the factory premises due to burning of raw materials, solvents and nitro rubber insulation of the ducting.