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European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 14 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) is seeking stakeholder feedback on the revised general chapter on Osmolality (2.2.35), published in this quarter’s issue of Pharmeuropa (33.4) for comment (deadline 31 December 2021).
Transfusion | News | 14 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The supply of blood components involves a series of complex processes composed of numerous steps, each carrying intrinsic and extrinsic risks. Blood establishments must continuously adapt to new regulatory and technical requirements in quality management as part of their risk avoidance strategy. In this evolving context, quality risk management can play a pivotal role in meeting these...
News | 13 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
Do you have experience in chemical hazard classification and/or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements? Are you detail-oriented and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines? Do you have the excellent written and oral communication skills required to gather and provide technical information to users? If so, our job offer may be the right opportunity for you.
Transplantation / European Organ Donation Day (EODD) | News | 09 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
This year, celebrations for the European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation (EODD) will take place online on Saturday, 9 October. EODD is an opportunity to discuss organ, tissue and cell donation and transplantation and reflect upon their importance, as well as to thank donors, their families and all the health professionals involved.
Reference Standard / Collection & Catalogue | News | 08 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) announces the availability of 4 new European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) reference standards and 21 replacement batches for Ph. Eur. reference standards.
News | 08 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The latest monthly activity report for the Certification of Substances Department (DCEP) is now available.
Paediatric Formulary | News | 07 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has added a new monograph, Phosphate 60 mg/mL Oral Solution, to the European Paediatric Formulary. Elaborated by a dedicated European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) working party, the monograph was initially published in Issue 3 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, then approved by the Ph. Eur. Commission and adopted by the European...
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 06 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
A new draft monograph, Oxygen (98 per cent) (3098), has been published for comment in this quarter’s issue of Pharmeuropa (33.4), the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) online forum. The deadline for comments on the new monograph is 31 December 2021.
Transfusion / General | News | 05 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
Main responsibilities of the job: As a Scientific Programme Manager, you will help draft guides and develop guidelines and/or co-ordinate and promote co-operation activities to improve quality, safety and ethical standards for the collection, storage and distribution of blood and blood components by European Blood Establishments (for example, EDQM Blood Guide, the Blood Quality Management...
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 04 October 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Supplement 10.7 is now available and will be applicable in 39 European countries as of 1 April 2022.
Transplantation / European Organ Donation Day (EODD) | News | 30 September 2021 | Strasbourg, France
Organ, tissue and cell transplantation is one of the great medical success stories of modern times. In many cases, it is the only life-saving treatment for patients with end-stage organ failure, devastating burn injuries or blood cancers, and in many others it can significantly improve the quality of life of patients, for example by restoring their sight or helping them regain mobility.
Certification of suitability (CEP) / Chemical purity | News | 29 September 2021 | Strasbourg, France
In April 2021, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) reported that it had received information about the possible presence of potentially mutagenic azido impurities in certain sartan active substances. Investigations requested by the EDQM indicated that only a few sources were impacted. A number of measures were taken to ensure that any active substance...
Certification of suitability (CEP) / Procedure of certification (general) | News | 27 September 2021 | Strasbourg, France
A revised version of the terms of reference and rules of procedure for the Certification of suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP) procedure has been adopted by the Certification Steering Committee and is available on the website of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM): Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure (PA/PH/CEP (01) 1...
Certification of suitability (CEP) / Procedure of certification (general) | News | 24 September 2021 | Strasbourg, France
From the beginning of October 2021, the CEP Department (DCEP) of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) will use a new IT application for the management of its activities. The implementation of this tool will entail certain changes in the way the EDQM communicates with applicants for Certificates of Suitability to the European Pharmacopoeia monographs (CEPs...
European network of OMCLs | News | 22 September 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The 26th Annual Meeting of the European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCLs) took place from 6 to 10 September 2021 and was held virtually due to the ongoing pandemic situation. The meeting, organised by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM), was attended by more than 500 participants from 42 countries over the course of the week.