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Monographs Affected by Revision to <785> Osmolality and Osmolarity

Type of Posting: Notice of Intent to Revise
Posting Date: 28–Jan–2022
Targeted Official Date: 1–Aug–2022
Expert Committee: Various

In accordance with the 2020–2025 Rules and Procedures of the Council of Experts, this is to provide notice that USP and its Expert Committees, as applicable, intend to revise multiple monographs in response to a revision of General Chapter <785> Osmolality and Osmolarity.

General Chapter <785> was proposed for comment in Pharmacopeial Forum 45(4) and is currently official as of December 1, 2020. USP has identified other documentary standards referencing General Chapter <785> impacted by the revisions in PF 45(4). These references will be updated on February 1, 2022 and will become official August 1, 2022. A list of the monographs that will be modified can be found here.

Interested stakeholders are encouraged to alert USP staff to any impact they may recognize related to the update of those monographs.

Should you have any questions or comments, please contact Margareth R.C. Marques, Principal Scientific Liaison, (, or the affected monograph’s liaisons.