Jubilant Sets up Global Scale Capacities for Symtet – Developed Through Inhouse R&D

March 8, 2011

NOIDA, India, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

– SYMTET is the Key Ingredient for Chlorpyrifos ( World’s Largest

Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd (formerly Jubilant Organosys Ltd) an
integrated Pharma and Life Sciences company and the largest Custom Research &
Manufacturing player out of India, announced today that it is setting up a
manufacturing plant for “2,3,5,6-Tetra Chloro Pyridine” (also commercially
known as Symtet/TCP) of 24,000 TPA capacity and Chlorinated Pyridine
derivatives of 5,000 TPA,in Special Economic Zone, at Bharuch, Gujrat.

Symtet is used in the manufacturing of Chlorpyrifos, one of the world’s
largest and safest, low cost Insecticide, having a growth of ~ 7% globally.
This facility is expected to be operational from Q4 FY2012 and will make
Jubilant the largest producer of Symtet globally, catering to more than 40%
of the worldwide demand.

The Company has received approvals from major customers and is in the
process of firming up long term arrangements with them. It expects to achieve
additional annual revenue of ~ US$ 90 Million from this facility.

Jubilant has developed this niche technology using Pyridine, its captive
raw material, for manufacturing Symtet through much cleaner and environment
friendly process compared to the alternate route using ‘Trichloro Acetyl
Chloride’ (TCAC).

Commenting on the development, Mr. Shyam S Bhartia, Chairman & Managing
Director and Mr. Hari S Bhartia, Co-Chairman & Managing Director, Jubilant
Life Sciences Ltd, said, “Jubilant will be the only company in the world
manufacturing Symtet through this environment friendly technology, developed
by inhouse R&D having complete backward integration upto the basic feed
stock. Through this technology Jubilant has identified additional use of
Pyridine. It will provide an innovative solution to its customers by
providing a penultimate intermediate using single step chemistry leading to a
better quality agrochemical product with higher yield.”

About Jubilant

Jubilant Life Sciences Limited (formerly Jubilant Organosys Ltd) is an
integrated Pharma and Life Sciences Company. It is the largest Custom
Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS) player and a leading Drug
Discovery and Development Solution (DDDS) provider out of India. The Company
provides Life Sciences products and services across the value chain. With 10
world-class manufacturing facilities and a team of ~ 5700 multicultural
people across the globe, the Company is committed to deliver value to its
customers spread across 60 countries. The Company is well recognized as a
‘Partner of Choice’ by leading life sciences companies worldwide. For more
info: http://www.jubl.com

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    For Business:
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    Jubilant Life Sciences Limited
    Ph: +91-120-4361201

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    Jubilant Life Sciences Limited
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