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General Chapter <671> Containers—Performance Testing

Type of Posting: Notice of Intent to Revise

Posting Date: 01–Dec–2007

The USP Packaging and Storage Expert Committee has proposed to revise General Chapter <671> Containers—Performance Testing that became official on December 1, 2007 (see Revision Bulletin). The upcoming revision will incorporate comments that have been received and will clarify the intent of the chapter.

USP will publish the revised chapter as an In Process Revision in Pharmacopeial Forum 34(2), which has a comment deadline of June 15, 2008.

Should you have any questions about General Chapter <671>, please contact Desmond Hunt, Ph.D., Scientist and Liaison to the Packaging and Storage Expert Committee (301-816-8341 or