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The EDQM's assessment and inspection activities within the Procedure for the Certification of Suitability of the Monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia are awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification by the official French standardisation body (Association française de normalisation - Afnor) via Afnor Certification (AFAQ);
The EDQM becomes responsible for developing harmonised approaches to ensure product quality and safety in the areas of:

  • cosmetic products; and
  • packaging materials for food and pharmaceutical products;

Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on the exchange of information relating to the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and excipients used in medicinal products are signed with:

  • the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA); and
  • the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).