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U.S. Pharmacopeia

Can Trust help treat the world's deadliest diseases?

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Will innovations in healthcare and medicine deliver?

USP and MIT Center for Collective Intelligence report imagines health innovations and what stands in the way of success.

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Latest COVID-19 Updates

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Important alcohol-based hand sanitizer information.

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A message from Ron Piervincenzi to our stakeholder community.

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Latest Standards Updates


Three New Revision Bulletins (posted 26–June–2020)

One New Pending Notices of Intent to Revise (posted 26–June–2020)

One Updated General Announcement (posted 26–June–2020)

Two New Notices of Intent to Revise (posted 26–June–2020)

Cumulative List Updated (posted 26–June–2020)

Reference Standards

Updates on USP Reference Standards in response to COVID-19

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Biologics Reference Materials

Food Ingredients Reference Materials list: EXCEL | PDF

Dietary Supplements list: PDF

New USP Reference Standards

200 years of building trust

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) was created nearly 200 years ago, dedicated to instilling trust where it matters most: in the medicines, supplements and foods people rely on for their health. The quality standards we develop help manufacturers deliver on their promises of safe products, while building confidence among healthcare practitioners, patients and consumers.

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FDA Commissioner welcomes USP Convention Members

Commissioner Hahn reflects on the FDA’s shared history with USP to improve public health and protect patient safety, including current efforts to combat COVID-19.

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False Quality Matters Blog

Building a More Resilient Supply Chain Requires Transparency, Diversity, and Collaboration

USP CEO highlights COVID-19’s impact on the supply of quality medicines, and solutions for improving manufacturing diversity and data transparency to strengthen the global supply chain.

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