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USP–NF Updates

Notices

USP–NF Compendial Notices are designed to inform stakeholders of the changing status of USP–NF monographs and general chapters, as well as other USP–NF standards-setting initiatives. 

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Updated Standards

Accelerated Revisions can be found through links on the Revision Bulletin and Interim Revision Announcement pages. Proposed revisions processed through USP’s Pending Monographs Program are available here.

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Compendial Tools
Compendial Tools

Compendial Tools are informational resources that may aid user in the application of USP standards. These tools are not official and do not affect the interpretation of any USP-developed compendium. These tools are not sufficient for determining whether an article complies with compendial requirements, and should not be used in that manner. These tools are used at the user's own discretion and risk.

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RS Catalog
Reference Standard Catalog

USP Reference Standards are highly characterized specimens of drug substances, excipients, food ingredients, impurities, degradation products, dietary supplements, compendial reagents and performance calibrators used in conducting tests and assays for USP–NF and FCC. USP also provides authentic substances as a service to analytical, clinical pharmaceutical and research laboratories.

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Chromatographic Columns
Chromatographic Database

The Chromatographic Database is an online compilation of the chromatographic columns used to validate the chromatographic procedures in USP–NFPharmacopeial ForumRevision Bulletins, and Interim Revision Announcements. It provides a cumulative listing of columns referenced in gas and liquid chromatographic methods related to revisions made to USP–NF since January 1980.

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Standards Established through a Public Process

USP creates and continuously revises USP–NF standards through a unique public–private collaborative process, which involves pharmaceutical scientists in industry, academia, and government as well as other interested parties from anywhere in the world.

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