A healthier world needs a strong foundation – one that establishes quality, sets the bar for scientific rigor and technological progress, and epitomizes collaboration between industry, nonprofits, government, and academia.
From the standards we create to the partnerships and conversations we foster, our scientists, advocates, and network of experts are critical to constructing and reinforcing this foundation to ensure people stay healthy.
Latest Standards Updates
April Updates (posted 27–Apr–2018)
UPDATE: USP Nystatin Reference Standard Customer Support Guidance (01–May–2017)
Reference Standards Under Development List (updated quarterly)
Quality Matters Blog
USP has a long history of addressing public health crisis - by developing or revising standards - and we are committed to doing the same to help with the opioid crisis.
Ensuring that quality compounded preparations are available for patients are essential to helping prevent tragedies.
Compendium, compendia, compendial: Clearing up the mystery of what these terms actually mean.