WHO Custodian Centre for Antibiotics
The EDQM currently prepares, stores and distributes WHO ISA Reference Standards.
Please consult the International Reference Standards database to:
- Find information on availability of standards
- Download the leaflet and safety data sheet
Click on the "Category Number" to obtain more detailed information.
Catalogue available to Download
The catalogue lists all the reference standards officially valid for the uses prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia monographs. It gives a list of newly adopted standards, a Batch Validity Statement (BVS) for reference standards, 2687 Safety Data Sheets, and 1386 leaflets are available to download. It is updated daily in English only.
Reference Standards Catalogue (pdf)
(pdf Bilingual version English and French).
How to order or request a quotation
Orders or quotation requests can be submitted to the EDQM:
- using the WebStore;
- by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that your order is on your company letterhead and states both the catalogue code and substance name, and is attached to your e-mail.
Please submit each order or request only once, either via the WebStore or by e-mail.
For more detailed instructions, please read "Order and dispatch of EDM products".