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EDQM / All activities | News | 15 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
On 26 May 2021, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) signed a memorandum of understanding.
Transfusion / Donations Campaigns & World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) | News | 14 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
At every moment, someone, somewhere, needs blood. Blood components – plasma, red cells and platelets – are routinely used to save patients’ lives during surgery, after an accident or during acute illnesses, such as cancer or haemophilia. Regular blood donations are needed to give patients access to safe and quality-assured blood and blood components.
European Pharmacopoeia / Biological standardisation programme (BSP) | News | 11 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
An article on the successful outcome of a recent study of the Biological Standardisation Programme (BSP) of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has been published in Pharmeuropa Bio & Scientific Notes, the EDQM’s free online journal.
Certification of suitability (CEP) / Procedure of certification (general) | News | 08 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The latest monthly activity report for the Certification of Substances Department (DCEP) is now available.
European Pharmacopoeia / Announcements | News | 07 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
This virtual training will focus on chemically defined substances and cover all the fundamentals related to the use of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and its reference standards, as well as the procedure for Certification of suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP).
Reference Standard / Collection & Catalogue | News | 04 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM announces the availability of 2 new European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) reference standards and 20 replacement batches for Ph. Eur. reference standards.
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 02 June 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) is seeking stakeholder feedback on the new proposed draft chapter on Cell-based assay for potency determination of TNF-alpha antagonists (2.7.26) published in this quarter’s issue of Pharmeuropa (33.2), for comment.
European Pharmacopoeia / Pharmacopoeial harmonisation | News | 20 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
A new, revised version of general chapter 2.9.19. Particulate contamination: sub-visible particles has been published in Pharmeuropa 33.2.
Food contact materials and articles | News | 19 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has published the first edition of the technical guide entitled “Paper and board used in food contact materials and articles”, following the October 2020 adoption of the resolution on the safety and quality of materials and articles for contact with food by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
Transfusion | News | 18 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM will be participating in the 31st regional congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) – “ISBT in Focus!” – which will take place online from 2 to 8 June 2021. Come and visit the EDQM’s virtual stand and find out more about our organisation and its activities related to blood transfusion.
European Pharmacopoeia / Biological standardisation programme (BSP) | News | 18 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
A new article on the successful outcome of the study for the establishment of European Pharmacopoeia Pertussis Toxin Biological Reference Preparation (BRP) batch 2 has been published in Pharmeuropa Bio & Scientific Notes.
European Pharmacopoeia | News | 11 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The revised general monograph Water for injections (0169) has been published in this quarter’s issue of Pharmeuropa (33.2), the European Pharmacopeia (Ph. Eur.) online forum, for comment. The text has been revised to delete the tests for inorganic substances from the section on Sterilised water for injection.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 10 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
At its 169th session (March 2021), the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission adopted a revised version of chapter 1. General Notices.
Certification of suitability (CEP) / Procedure of certification (general) | News | 06 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The latest monthly activity report for the Certification of Substances Department (DCEP) is now available.
News | 06 May 2021 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM announces the availability of: 7 new European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) reference standards and 26 replacement batches for Ph. Eur. reference standards.