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Compounded Preparations Title Changes

Type of Posting: General Announcement

Posting Date: 29–Aug–2014

Archive Date: 24–Jun–2016

The Compounding (CMP) and the Nomenclature, Safety, and Labeling (NSL) Expert Committees propose to revise the title of compounded preparations monographs consistent with the Nomenclature Guidelines and General Chapter <7> Labeling which will be published in USP 38–NF 33.

The word “compounded” will be added to the title of compounded preparation monographs using the following convention:


This change will impact 77 monographs, each of which will require approval by the CMP and NSL Expert Committees. The compounded preparation monographs affected by this name change will be published for comment in PF 40(5) [Sep.–Oct. 2014] through PF 41(1) [Jan.–Feb. 2015] and targeted for publication in USP 39–NF 34 with an anticipated official date of May 1, 2016.

A list of the monographs affected and proposed new titles can be accessed at the link below.

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