In 2009, the medical world faced a severe shortage of molybdenum-99 due to unexpected shutdown of some of the five nuclear research reactors that then supplied practically whole world consumption of molybdenum-99.
The recent adoption at its 156th session on 22-24 November of new texts demonstrates the Commission’s commitment to the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal tests in the quality control of medicines.
Yesterday, the Spanish Health Secretary inaugurated in Madrid an international workshop organised by the EDQM and the ONT (Organización Nacional de Trasplantes) to train national focal points in the detection and prevention of organ trafficking.
The EDQM is organising a free webinar to explain the impacts of the implementation of ICH Q3D into the European Pharmacopoeia and in the Certification Procedure.
At its 156th session (22-23 November 2016), the European Pharmacopoeia Commission approved the priorities for the three coming years, which are aimed at maintaining the scientific excellence, leading role and influence of the Ph. Eur. worldwide.
From the 8-9 November 2016 the first MEDICRIME workshop for GMDP (GMP - Good Manufacturing Practice and GDP - Good Distribution Practice) and Pharmacy Inspectors took place in Oslo, Norway.
The meeting of the Pharmacopoeial Discussion Group (PDG) [European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.), Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP), and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)] was hosted by JP in Tokyo, Japan, 24-26 October 2016.
The EDQM has revised the document "Guidance for electronic submissions for Certificates of Suitability (CEPs) applications".
The EDQM will close from Thursday 22nd December to Monday 2nd January, 2017. For a delivery this year, please check our order reception deadlines.
The last monthly activity report for the Certification of Substances Division (DCEP) is now available.
The EDQM roadmap for electronic submissions for CEP applications has been revised in order to align with the recently established HMA (Heads of Medicines Agencies) eSubmission Roadmap.
On 12 and 13 October 2016, a technical training for OMCLs on the testing of counterfeit and illegal medicines took place at the Medical Products Agency (MPA) in Uppsala, Sweden.
Top representatives from the EDQM, the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission (ChP) and major trade associations gathered recently in Strasbourg for a one-day workshop
Recognising the need to support the South Eastern European region in further fostering the key elements of a Blood Quality Management System (B-QM), the EDQM’s B-QM Working Group has conducted a training on Quality Management to meet the needs of blood establishments.
In three texts published in Edition 9.0, certain of the mathematical symbols ‘>’ and ‘<’ were missing from all versions (print, online and USB) of the English text...