European Pharmacopoeia / General | News | 08 June 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM is committed to supporting vaccine developers during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic – as well as contributing to the wider global effort to combat the virus – by openly sharing knowledge and offering temporary free access to relevant guidance and standards.
Reference Standard / Collection & Catalogue | News | 04 June 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM announces the availability of 7 new Ph. Eur. reference standards and 14 replacement batches for Ph. Eur. reference standards in May 2020.
European network of OMCLs | News | 28 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The annual meeting of the European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCLs) took place from 12 to 15 May 2020, online and with a reduced programme due to the COVID-19 crisis. It was attended by more than 350 participants from 39 countries and was organised by the EDQM.
Products and Services | News | 26 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM, Council of Europe, has just released the 20th edition of the Guide to the preparation, use and quality assurance of blood components (also known as the Blood Guide). Used in more than 90 countries, the Blood Guide is considered a gold standard in blood transfusion. It supports professionals in applying common, harmonised standards in this field to protect donors for the benefit of...
European Pharmacopoeia / General | News | 20 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM is organising four free webinar training sessions on the European Pharmacopoeia and related activities of the EDQM. These webinars will cover many important aspects of the work and procedures of the European Pharmacopoeia (e.g. impurity controls or new and revised chapters), the establishment and use of Ph. Eur. Reference Standards, as well as an overview of the Certification of...
European Pharmacopoeia / General | News | 18 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia Commission granted observer status to Mexico during its 166th session (March 2020). This decision demonstrates the dynamism of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.), which now has 30 observers from around the world in addition to the 39 European countries and the European Union as signatory parties.
European Pharmacopoeia / Medicine for veterinary use | News | 14 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The new edition of the Technical Guide for the elaboration and use of monographs for immunological veterinary medicinal products (2020) was approved by the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission at its 166th session.
Products and Services | News | 12 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The 2021 subscriptions to the European Pharmacopoeia Supplements 10.3-10.5 are now available on the EDQM WebStore. Two subscription formats are available: 1. Electronic version (access until 31 December 2021 - bilingual English and French); 2. Print version (available in English or French)
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 11 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
At its 166th session (March 2020), the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission adopted a new chapter on Multivariate Statistical Process Control (5.28). The Ph. Eur. is the first pharmacopoeia to tackle this topic.
Reference Standard / Collection & Catalogue | News | 06 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM announces the availability of 9 New Ph. Eur. reference standards and 18 Replacement batches for Ph. Eur. reference standards.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 06 May 2020 | Strasbourg, France
At this session, the Ph. Eur. Commission adopted 91 texts for publication in Ph. Eur. Supplement 10.4, including 11 new texts. The list of all adopted texts will be made available on the EDQM website: Ph. Eur. Work Programme and Ph. Eur. publication schedule. These texts will be effective as of 1 April 2021 and will be published in Supplement 10.4 of the Ph. Eur.
Transplantation / Tissue | News | 30 April 2020 | Strasbourg, France
Maintaining a safe, sufficient and accessible supply of critical and essential tissues for human application during a pandemic is of vital importance to public health systems that support donation and transplantation. With this in mind, the EDQM organised a webinar for the tissue donation and transplantation communities on 28 April 2020 to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting national...
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 28 April 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The Pharmacopoeial Discussion Group (PDG) held its interim videoconference on Thursday 12 March 2020. The PDG – which brings together the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.), the Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP) and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), with WHO (International Pharmacopoeia) as Observer, to discuss international harmonisation of quality standards – has now completed work on 28 of the 31...
EDQM / All activities | News | 24 April 2020 | Strasbourg, France
Free training resources: online sessions for home learning – Sign up today! Online training is the ideal way to improve your skills during quarantine. Why not make the most of your time at home to pick up new skills and gain valuable knowledge by attending an online training session? The good news is that all the EDQM training sessions and webinars are available free online, covering a wide...
European Pharmacopoeia / General | News | 20 April 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia and the British Pharmacopoeia have worked together to make supportive pharmacopoeial texts (monographs, general chapters, appendices and supplementary chapters) available for a limited period of time at no cost to users. This is to support those developing, manufacturing or testing these substances and products during this challenging period. These texts will be...