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2014-07-02 23:06:27

Making sure that your family’s medicines are properly handled and stored during the summer season is an important part of keeping everyone safe, healthy and happy. Here are some summer-time tips from the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) to help protect your medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Fast Facts for Protecting Your Medicines This Summer Summer is the time for some serious fun in the sun. To keep your family members protected, bug sprays and SPF cover are probably...

2014-06-30 23:07:18

New Sweetener, an Oat Bran-Derived Ingredient Linked to Health Benefits and a Guidance to Fight Milk Adulteration Among Proposed USP Quality Standards for Food Ingredients Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 A series of new proposed quality standards for food ingredients, including standards for a new sweetener that is a candidate for use in baked goods and an oat bran-derived ingredient linked to cholesterol control, are available for public comment by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention...

2014-06-16 23:06:24

Hispanic consumers are encouraged to look for the USP Verified Mark when purchasing dietary supplements and to talk to their health care provider about all the vitamins and other supplements that they use daily. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 “Next time you buy vitamins or other supplements, look for the USP Verified Mark and make sure to tell your health care provider about all the vitamins and other supplements you are taking," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of...

2014-06-13 23:04:12

Kyowa Hakko USA’s Setria Glutathione (USP) raises awareness of the importance of quality and purity within the supplement industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., Inc. (Kyowa Hakko USA), the wholly owned subsidiary of KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD. (Kyowa Hakko Bio), has announced that Setria® Glutathione meets the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) monograph for glutathione. “Recently, the USP dietary supplements compendium released the first monograph for...

2014-06-10 23:02:02

Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program helps attain WHO approval for treatment of drug resistant TB. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is pleased to announce that with the assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program, the first Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) for injectables used in the treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis has been assessed by...

2014-06-06 23:03:02

As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. “Counterfeit or...

2014-06-04 23:06:25

USP field testing has begun in Ghana for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Field testing for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines has begun at the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT), located in Ghana. The new screening device, called CD-3+, was launched by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-01 23:07:07

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug safety and efficacy. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug...

2014-03-26 23:24:06

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Marilyn K. Speedie, B.S. Pharm., Ph.D., dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, on being the recipient of the 2014 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Speedie is a pharmaceutical sciences trustee of the USP Board of Trustees, and has served on USP’s board since 2010. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates...

2014-03-11 23:04:26

Comar offers bottle, tip and 15mm SecureCap™ closure are available for shipment to over-the-counter and prescription manufacturers of ophthalmic and nasal products Buena, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Comar LLC, a leading supplier of children’s dosing devices, announced that its SecureCap™ Child-Resistant Closure has passed the CPSC testing requirements for child-resistant (CR) packaging. The closures allow manufacturers of over-the-counter and prescription eye drops and nasal sprays...


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