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Revised General Chapter <797> Published in USP-NF

Type of Posting: Publication Announcement
Posting Date: 01-Nov-2022
Expert Committee: Compounding Expert Committee (CMP EC)

The United States Pharmacopoeia published the revised General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations in USP-NF 2023 Issue 1 on November 1, 2022. To allow for a one-year implementation period, the chapter will become official on Nov 1, 2023. USP encourages early implementation. 

USP is committed to supporting you in understanding and implementing these standards. Below please find a brief list of resources you may find helpful. 

USP will  host virtual Open Forum sessions for both <795> and <797> on November 8, 2022. Members of the USP CMP EC will present and explain key aspects of the revisions and answer questions from attendees. Attendance is free for all stakeholders, but registration is required. A recording of the sessions will also be made available on the USP website after the event. Please find more details here

USP will also host a compounding workshop on February 7 – 8, 2023. The workshop will have options for both virtual and in-person attendance at the USP headquarters in Rockville, MD.  

In addition, USP offers educational programs and practical tools to support you with adopting the updated standards.

 Note: All courses will cover the revised chapters.

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