The Laboratorio Industrial Farmacéutico Sociedad del Estado (LIF) is a company in the
province of Santa Fe
in which the state has full ownership. Argentina
LIF was installed in 1947 to provide for pharmacies in public hospitals, as an answer to the new health policies of the national government and in 1987, it was officially created by Provincial Congress.
The laboratory is a State Society of Santa Fe as from 1999, due to Provincial Law Nº 11.657.
Today, there are 100 highly specialized staff members who are trained under GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) regulations. The products, areas of production and quality control also meet GMP requirements.
LIF produces 38 drugs for primary healthcare in
Also, LIF provides medicines to the National Health Ministry through the REMEDIAR program. LIF specializes in Beta-lactam
drugs and it is the first state laboratory to have a contraceptive hormonal
brand. Santa Fe
LIF production plant has different areas of production: Beta-lactam tablets; non Beta-lactam tablets and Beta-lactam pediatric suspension under GMP standards and ANMAT’s approbation (Disp. ANMAT Nº 8.080/11)