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Colloidal Oatmeal

Type of Posting: Notice of Intent to Revise

Posting Date: 27–Apr–2012

Targeted Official Date: Interim Revision Announcement, 01–Jan–2013

Expert Committee: Monographs—Small Molecules 3

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 USP Monographs—Small Molecules 3 Expert Committee intends to revise the Colloidal Oatmeal monograph. The purpose of the revision is to specify that the Nitrogen determination test be performed on the dried basis. Additionally, clarification is added to the test for Fat content to perform the analysis on the previously dried basis.

It is anticipated that the revision will be published as a Proposed Interim Revision Announcement in PF 38(4) [Jul – Aug. 2012] pursuant to section 7.02 of the Rules and Procedures. Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments on the proposal.

Should you have questions, please contact Morgan Puderbaugh, Associate Scientific Liaison to the Monographs—Small Molecules 3 Expert Committee (301-998-6833 or