European Pharmacopoeia / Announcements | News | 20 June 2018 | Strasbourg, France
To celebrate the publication of the 10th Edition of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCLs) and the Certification of suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia procedure, the EDQM is organising an international conference in Strasbourg (France) on 19-20 June 2019.
EDQM | News | 12 June 2018 | Metz, France
The first stone of a new secondary site for the Council of Europe’s European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM) has been laid. The new site will be used to store the EDQM’s portfolio of over 3 000 pharmaceutical reference standards, as an addition to those already in stock at the main building in Strasbourg.
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 05 June 2018 | Strasbourg, France
The monograph for Water, highly purified (HPW) will be suppressed on 1 April 2019 from the Ph. Eur. The monograph suppression is a consequence of the recent revision of the monograph for Water for injections (0169), which now allows for purification processes equivalent to distillation for producing water for injections (WFI), in addition to distillation.
European Pharmacopoeia / General text/chapter | News | 23 May 2018 | Strasbourg, France
Following up on issues that were reported with the revised limit test on Arsenic (method A, 2.4.2) published in Supplement 9.4., the Ph. Eur. Commission decided to revert back to the previous version of the chapter 2.4.2., until further notice.
European Pharmacopoeia / Pharmacopoeial discussion group (PDG) | News | 15 May 2018 | Strasbourg, France
The Pharmacopoeial Discussion Group (PDG), consisting of representatives from the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph.Eur.), Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP), the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and the WHO (International Pharmacopoeia) as observer, held its first interim videoconference on Wednesday 11 April 2018.
European Pharmacopoeia | News | 15 May 2018 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM/European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) held a symposium in Mumbai to discuss the quality control of medicines in the context of the pharmaceutical legislation and regulatory requirements that exist in Europe and India.
European Pharmacopoeia / 3Rs | News | 11 May 2018 | Strasbourg, France
An article summarising the activities of the European Pharmacopoeia Commission in the field of the 3Rs within the last decade has just been published. In addition to the progress in the Ph. Eur. texts, the article also describes tools utilised in the implementation of the 3R principles as well as the challenges encountered and future perspectives.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 17 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
The Ph. Eur. Commission decided at its 160th session of March 2018 to reactivate its dedicated GTP Working Party. Experts from both Ph. Eur. and non Ph. Eur. member states are welcome to participate in this work.
Products and Services | News | 17 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
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European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 16 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia Commission achieved an important milestone on quality requirements for Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBPs) for human use with the adoption of quality standards.
European Pharmacopoeia / General text/chapter | News | 13 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission launches a public consultation on its proposal to replace the Histamine Sensitisation Test (HIST) for residual pertussis toxin testing.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 06 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
At its 160th session the Ph. Eur. Commission adopted a new version of one of its major general methods, which has undergone extensive revision. The chapter on Infrared Absorption Spectrophotometry (2.2.24) is one of the original cornerstones of pharmacopoeial testing, referenced in many general texts and more than 1200 individual monographs.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 05 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
At its latest Session, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission adopted 19 new monographs, 3 new chapters, 51 revised monographs and 15 revised chapters.
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 03 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
Due to the public health risk associated with histamine contamination, further requirements related to the quality of raw materials have been added to the Raw materials section of the monograph on Products of fermentation (1468).
Products and Services | News | 03 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
Pharmeuropa contains draft pharmacopoeial texts for which the European Pharmacopoeia Commission is seeking comment.