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
Notice of Intent to Revise (Removal): Metronidazole Gel (posted 25‒Aug‒2017)
Three updated Revision Bulletins (posted 25‒Aug‒2017)
UPDATE: USP Nystatin Reference Standard Customer Support Guidance (01–May–2017)
Reference Standards Under Development List Updated (updated quarterly)
Quality Matters Blog
Today, two billion people benefit from the quality standards we develop with our partners for how medicines, dietary supplements, and food are produced.
USP is exploring how its extensive expertise in developing quality standards for drug products and ingredients can contribute to pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing.
Fake medicines kill an estimated one million people annually and leads to 120,000 unnecessary deaths per year. Around the world, many others suffer health problems because of these substandard products.