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Saw Palmetto Extract

Type of Posting: Revision Bulletin

Posting Date: 31–May–2013

Official Date: 01–Jun–2013

Archive Date: 09–Feb–2015

Expert Committee: Monographs—Dietary Supplements

Reason for Revision: Compliance

In accordance with the Rules and Procedures of the 2010–2015 Council of Experts, the Monographs—Dietary Supplements Expert Committee has revised the Saw Palmetto Extract monograph. The purpose for the revision is to add a set of ratios for the concentration of lauric acid to the concentration of other fatty acids that is applicable to extracts prepared by supercritical extraction with carbon dioxide.

The Saw Palmetto Extract Revision Bulletin replaces the monograph in USP 36–NF 31, which is scheduled to become official May 1, 2013. The Revision Bulletin will be incorporated into USP 37–NF 32.

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