EDQM / All activities | News | 09 July 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The international conference “EDQM & European Pharmacopoeia: State-of-the-Art Science for Tomorrow’s Medicines” took place on 19 to 20 June 2019 in Strasbourg to mark the publication of the 10th Edition of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and the 25th Anniversary of the European OMCL Network and of the Certification of Suitability Procedure.
European Pharmacopoeia / Monograph | News | 13 June 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The European Commission has issued its final legally binding decision on medicines containing valsartan, candesartan, irbesartan, losartan and olmesartan on 2 April 2019. This decision was based on the scientific assessment of angiotensin-II-receptor antagonists (sartans) containing a tetrazole group performed by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the conclusions of which...
Transfusion / Public awareness | News | 13 June 2019 | Strasbourg, France
EDQM supports World Blood Donor Day on 14 June 2019. We invite all our website visitors and social media followers to consider blood donation and to mobilise their families, friends and colleagues to do the same. When it comes to blood donation, every link in the chain matters!
EDQM / All activities | News | 06 June 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The latest EDQM Annual Report provides an overview of its accomplishments. In 2018 much was accomplished in the field of setting quality standards for the manufacture and control of medicines in Europe and beyond.
Patient & Consumer Protection / Cosmetics | News | 02 May 2019 | Strasbourg, France
The quality of tooth whiteners and whitening strips was assessed in a Market Surveillance Study carried out in 12 European countries and completed in 2018 by the network of Official Cosmetics Control Laboratories (OCCLs), coordinated by the EDQM.
Patient & Consumer Protection / Anti-falsification activities | News | 06 March 2019 | Strasbourg, France
Slovenia signed the Council of Europe Convention on the counterfeiting of medical products and similar crimes involving threats to public health (CETS 211, MEDICRIME Convention) on 6 March 2019.