China capsule dosage form drugs and health products in the production of more than 100 billion tablets (2008 Chinese medicinal capsule shell production had reached 107.8 billion grains), average people swallowed 77 capsules a year, to 80 meters, in a person's life can take the 6160 capsules, average dose may be much greater than the number of city residents. Prohibition of the production of drug capsules and crack down on drug capsules of illegal and criminal acts, are key initiatives to prevent poison capsule endangers people. Now, the State food and Drug Administration has taken action and hold on corporate recovery and destruction HIV capsule, and punished. In addition to outside the strict law enforcement, enterprise management is also strict. As the capsule is medicinal materials, national plan for Pharmaceutical Excipients enterprise standards of good manufacturing (GMP) certification. This is a special focus on manufacturing process of the product quality and the autonomy of the health and safety management system, mandatory standards for pharmaceutical, food and other industries, enterprises, personnel, facilities, equipment, the production process from raw materials, packaging, transportation, quality control according to the relevant regulations of the State in terms of achieving health and quality
Seeking to form an operational code to help improve sanitation, to detect problems in the production process, to improve it. In addition, there are professional field, plant gelatin can be used to replace the traditional gelatin in order to reduce the chance of fraudulent enterprises by industrial gelatin. Moreover, the capsules can also meet some religions in the world ethnic and vegetarian cannot take animal materials (animal capsules) drug requirements, and will avoid cross infection of some pathogens, such as the spread of mad cow disease. In this connection, the United States pioneered the development of the capsule's technical production plant and equipment.