Type of Posting: Notice of Intent to Revise
Posting Date: 25–Mar–2015
Targeted Official Date: Revision Bulletin, 01–Jun–2015
Expert Committee: Monographs—Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines
In accordance with section 7.05 (c) of the 2010–2015 Rules and Procedures of the Council of Experts, this is to provide notice that the Monographs—Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Expert Committee intends to revise Menthol monograph.
Comments and data received shows that menthol obtained from natural sources does not meet the current limit of 0.1% for Individual impurities indicated in the monograph. The Expert Committee intends to increase the limit for Individual impurities to 0.3% based on the data submitted to USP.
It is anticipated that the proposed revision will be published as a Revision Bulletin on May 29, 2015 and become official on June 1, 2015 pursuant to section 7.02 of the Rules and Procedures.
Should you have any questions, please contact Nam-Cheol Kim, Scientific Liaison to the Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Expert Committee (301-230-7428 or firstname.lastname@example.org).