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The EDQM Laboratory was accredited as ISO/IEC 17025:2005 compliant and the ISO 9001:2008 certification was extended to cover the conduct of laboratory studies.  The 8th Edition of the Ph. Eur. came into force and South Africa and the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) were granted observer status to the European Pharmacopoeia Convention. Spain ratified the Medicrime Convention and the OCABR Network was enlarged to welcome Canada and Israel.

The 1st Edition of the Guide to the quality and safety of tissues and cells for human application was produced and several new publications on combatting counterfeit medicines and similar crimes.

Full detail is available in the EDQM 2013 Annual Report