Kakkanad Factory, Cochin (KFC)

Orgin & History

HLL’s male & female condom manufacturing facility at Cochin Special Economic Zone, Kakkanad in Kerala has been set up in technical collaboration with M/s. Female Health Company (FHC), US. It is the second generation of female condoms made from Synthetic Nitrile latex, the product generically being termed FC2. The installed capacity of the plant is 7 million pieces of FC2 per year. In addition, KFC has a fully automatic testing and packing facility for male condoms with an annual capacity of 150 million.

This facility mainly caters to the export market. KFC has the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, CE Mark and WHO GMP certification for manufacturing female condoms (FC2) and ISO 9001, ISO 13485, CE Mark and WHO GMP for male and female condom facility. KFC is also approved by many institutional buyers like IDA, Mission Pharma and UNFPA for the supply of male condoms.

In addition to the product certification, KFC is also certified, with ISO 18001 and ISO 14001 certifications for safety, health and environment compliance.