European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 11 December 2019 | Strasbourg, France
During its 165th session, held in Strasbourg on 26 and 27 November 2019, the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission (re)appointed more than 850 experts to its current 21 groups of experts and 39 active working parties for a new term running from November 2019 to November 2022.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 10 December 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission is undertaking a review of the dosage form monographs and related general chapters. Five different texts finalised by Ph. Eur. Group of Experts 12 have been launched for public consultation in Pharmeuropa 31.4 until 31 December 2019.
EDQM / All activities | News | 21 November 2019 | Strasbourg, France
As part of its efforts to improve customer service, the EDQM has developed a streamlined version of its HelpDesk and FAQs platform. The new HelpDesk was redesigned on the basis of feedback received from users and now benefits from a more intuitive interface, which is expected to enhance customer support and improve user experience.
European Pharmacopoeia / General text/chapter | News | 14 November 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission is consulting its stakeholders on general chapter 2.4.20. Determination of elemental impurities. Updated in the context of discussions within the Pharmacopoeial Discussion Group (PDG), the text is intended to become the new harmonised standard for elemental impurities testing.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 07 November 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM will be holding the Meet the World Pharmacopoeias Symposium in February 2020 in Strasbourg, France, right after the 11th International Meeting of World Pharmacopoeias (IMWP). The aim of this event is to update stakeholders on the achievements and current work programme of the IMWP, giving participants an opportunity to exchange views on pharmacopoeial co-operation and harmonisation.
EDQM / All activities | News | 04 November 2019 | Strasbourg, France
A phishing campaign has been launched from the internet by impersonating an EDQM user in e-mails aimed at infecting the recipients’ computers. These e-mails have been sent from outside the EDQM’s infrastructure, which is why the EDQM has no control over them.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 25 October 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The latest face-to-face 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 on 1-2 October 2019. WHO participated as observer. The PDG 30th Anniversary Symposium was also held on 3 October 2019.
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 23 October 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia Commission adopted 43 texts related to its new approach to extraneous agents testing of immunological veterinary medicinal products (IVMPs). From starting material to final product, users will now have to follow an overall risk-management approach to ensure they apply the best testing strategies in the context of a consistent manufacturing process.
Products and Services | News | 11 October 2019 | Strasbourg, France
Supplement 10.1 of the European Pharmacopoeia is now available; it will be applicable in 38 European countries as of 1 April 2020.
European Pharmacopoeia / Public enquiry | News | 11 October 2019 | Strasbourg, France
All new texts and texts that have undergone technical revisions are published in Pharmeuropa for public consultation. Users and interested parties are welcome to comment on these drafts.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 08 October 2019 | Strasbourg, France
On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Pharmacopoeial Discussion Group (PDG), Susanne Keitel, Director of the EDQM, highlighted the progress achieved by the Group towards pharmacopoeial harmonisation and its key role in reducing the need for redundant testing by manufacturers, hence increasing the availability of medicines. Representatives of the three PDG members (the European...
European Pharmacopoeia / General | News | 05 September 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The Council of Europe has played a pioneering role in a number of fields, some better known to the public than others. One such area is medicines and healthcare, with the creation of the European Pharmacopoeia 55 years ago.
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 03 September 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The 10th Edition of the European Pharmacopoeia, which is applicable in 38 European countries from 1 January 2020 and is used in over 100 countries worldwide, is now available!
European Pharmacopoeia / Public enquiry | News | 15 July 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission is undertaking a review of the mandatory dosage form monographs. As part of this process, its Group of experts 12 has revised or elaborated several texts involving preparations which are applied to the skin and one involving intravesical preparations. These proposed revisions have been published in Pharmeuropa 31.3 and concern the following texts...
European Pharmacopoeia / General text/chapter | News | 15 July 2019 | Strasbourg, France
At its 162nd session in November 2018, the Ph. Eur. Commission adopted a new version of one of its major general methods. Ultraviolet and visible absorption spectrophotometry (2.2.25) has undergone extensive revision and is published in the 10th Edition (implementation date 1 January 2020).