European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 22 June 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) is seeking feedback on revised chapter 2.2.48 on Raman Spectroscopy. Raman spectrometers are increasingly deployed in the pharmaceutical environment. Offering user-friendly interfaces and rapid, non-destructive measurements generating essential information about the sample, their popularity has been further increased by the development of handheld, automated...
European Pharmacopoeia / Public enquiry | News | 15 June 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM would like to warmly thank its stakeholders for their invaluable feedback and their commitment to the work of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.).
European Pharmacopoeia | News | 11 June 2020 | Strasbourg, France
Further to the publication of the COVID-19 vaccine developers’ package of pharmacopoeial texts (see “EDQM provides COVID-19 vaccine developers with free access to quality standards applicable in Europe”), the EDQM has compiled a companion list of training materials on the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and on Ph. Eur. texts related to vaccines.
Anti-falsification activities / Steering Committee | News | 09 June 2020 | Strasbourg, France
The Committee of Experts on Minimising Public Health Risks Posed by Falsification of Medical Products and Similar Crimes (CD-P-PH/CMED) held its spring meeting via videoconference from 26 to 28 May 2020. Some 35 delegates from 24 countries participated. A dedicated discussion took place to exchange experience and information related to the COVID-19 crisis.
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.