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
Two Notices of Intent to Revise (posted 17–Nov–2017)
Two General Announcements (posted 17–Nov–2017)
One Publication Correction (posted 17–Nov–2017)
Four New or Revised Revision Bulletins (posted 17–Nov–2017)
One New Interim Revision Announcement (posted 17–Nov–2017)
USP 41-NF 36 Commentary- updated November 13, 2017 (posted 17–Nov–2017)
Cumulative List (posted 17–Nov‒2017)
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.
The FDA is currently exploring a variety of innovative strategies to help increase the availability of generic medicines.
Compendium, compendia, compendial: Clearing up the mystery of what these terms actually mean.