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General Chapters Affected by Omission to <1118> Monitoring Devices- Time, Temperature, and Humidity

Type of Posting: Notice of Intent to Revise
Posting Date: 28-April–2023
Targeted Official Date: 01–Dec–2023
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 Documentary Standards in response to an omission of General Chapter <1118> Monitoring Devices—Time, Temperature, and Humidity.

General Chapter <1118> was proposed for comment in PF 48(4) and will be omitted on December 1, 2023. USP has identified other Documentary Standards referencing General Chapter <1118> that will be impacted by this omission. These impacted standards will be updated on June 1, 2023 and will become official December 1, 2023. A list of the General Chapters 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 Desmond Hunt, Senior Principal Scientist (, or the affected General Chapter liaisons.