Certification of suitability (CEP) | News | 13 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM would like to inform CEP holders of the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on activities related to the CEP procedure. With regards to sending CEPs, due to issues experienced in shipping/delivering CEPs in some zones considered at risk, the EDQM is contacting the relevant CEP holders in advance to confirm that delivery is possible or to propose alternatives when companies are closed.
Reference Standard / General | News | 13 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM Laboratory successfully obtained accreditation for the 2017 version of the ISO 17025 standard from the Belgian accreditation organisation BELAC in February 2020, confirming the validity of the results generated for its Ph. Eur. Reference Standards.
European Pharmacopoeia / General text/chapter | News | 09 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
In January 2020, the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) launched a public consultation on a new general chapter on Balances (2.1.7). Users and concerned parties can submit their comments in Pharmeuropa 32.1 until 31 March 2020. Please use this last opportunity to send us your contributions!
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 06 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) 9th Edition has been obsolete since 1 January 2020. Consequently, the 9th Edition online and all previous versions, including the Ph. Eur. archives for 9th Edition clients, have no longer been accessible since 1 March 2020.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 05 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM organised the one-day “Meet the World Pharmacopoeias” Symposium on 20 February 2020 at the EDQM premises in Strasbourg, after the 11th International Meeting of World Pharmacopoeias (IMWP), which was also hosted at its premises.
Products and Services | News | 04 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM announces the availability of 4 new European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) reference standard and 19 replacement batches for Ph. Eur. reference standards.
EDQM / All activities | News | 04 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
As every year, the EDQM is organising a number of events to connect people and share knowledge and expertise. Given the growing public health concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak, the EDQM may have to postpone some of its events or offer remote participation, as a measure to protect the health of speakers and participants. More information will be made available on the EDQM website in coming...
EDQM / All activities | News | 02 March 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM regrets to inform its users that the search engine on its website has been deactivated and is currently unavailable for technical reasons.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 21 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
At the 11th International Meeting of the World Pharmacopoeias (IMWP) co-hosted by the WHO and the EDQM in Strasbourg (France), national and regional pharmacopoeias brought forward initiatives to strengthen their co-operation as a way to improve public health outcomes for patients.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 20 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
At its 165th session in November 2019, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission adopted two general chapters related to testing for particulate contamination in pharmaceutical preparations.
European Pharmacopoeia / General text/chapter | News | 12 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
At its 165th session in November 2019, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission adopted a new version of one of its widely used general methods, chapter 2.2.2. Degree of coloration of liquids, which has been extensively revised to include the instrumental method. The revised chapter will be published in European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Supplement 10.3, available in July 2020 (implementation date: 1...
Certification of suitability (CEP) | News | 12 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
Users of CEPs are invited to provide comments on draft monographs published in Pharmeuropa 32.1 before 31 March 2020.
Certification of suitability (CEP) / Procedure of certification (general) | News | 12 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
Supplement 10.2 of the Ph. Eur is now available. CEP holders are invited to update their applications according to the revised monographs that will be implemented on the 1st of July 2020, and to follow the instructions given in the document.
Transfusion | News | 11 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM has published the recommendations resulting from the International Symposium on Plasma Supply Management organised in co-operation with the European Commission on 29 and 30 January 2019.
European Pharmacopoeia / General | News | 10 February 2020 | Strasbourg, France
On 9 February 2020, the Convention on the Elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia will enter into force in Albania, making the quality standards for medicines published in the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) legally binding throughout the country.