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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...

2014-06-04 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...

2014-05-16 23:03:55

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on receipt of the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on receipt of the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal. Established by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in 1997, the award honors outstanding individuals who have made multifaceted contributions to chemical and scientific heritage through outstanding activity in such areas...

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...

2014-03-05 23:03:22

The latest specifications for the identity and purity of about 1,200 food ingredients, including test methods and key guidance on critical issues, are included in the new Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), Ninth Edition. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The latest specifications for the identity and purity of about 1,200 food ingredients, including test methods and key guidance on critical issues, are included in the new Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), Ninth Edition. Published by the U.S....

2014-01-20 23:01:37

The 13th Science & Standards Symposium is scheduled for Feb. 26 - 27, 2014, in Hyderabad, India. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), a nonprofit global health organization that creates and promotes quality standards for medicines, food ingredients and dietary supplements, will host in association with the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) the 13th Science & Standards Symposium, scheduled for Feb. 26 - 27, 2014, in Hyderabad, India. Focusing on...

2014-01-11 23:00:36

Today marked the official inauguration of its expanded state-of-the-art laboratory and administrative facility in Shanghai, China. Shanghai (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), a nonprofit global health organization that creates and promotes quality standards for medicines, herbal medicines/dietary supplements and food ingredients, today marked the official inauguration of its expanded state-of-the-art laboratory and administrative facility in Shanghai, China....

2014-01-08 23:20:42

Piervincenzi to Assume Leadership as of February 1, 2014 Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The Board of Trustees of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) today announced that Ron Piervincenzi will become the Chief Executive Officer of USP and chair of USP’s standards-setting body, the Council of Experts. Piervincenzi will assume these responsibilities February 1, 2014. “I am excited and honored to lead USP’s mission to improve global health,” said Piervincenzi....


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