Scientific Support

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Reference Standards

Questions on use, storage, testing, other technical issues, and participation in collaborative testing:
Questions on bulk material donation:

Questions on USP Donor Recognition Program:

Use and storage guidelines

Reference Standards frequently asked questions

MSDS and USP Certificates

Download copies of USP's ISO Certificates


AtoZ Reference Standards Index

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Questions and comments, interpretation, applications, and proposed revisions for USP–NF monographs and general chapters

Submitting draft monographs or questions about submission process

  • Small Molecules (Chemical Medicines): Jon Clark, Vice President, Chemical Medicines,; +1-240-221-2099
  • Excipients: Catherine Sheehan, Senior Director, Excipients,; +1-301-816-8262
  • Biologics & Biotechnology: Tina S. Morris, Vice President, Biologics & Biotechnology,; +1-301-816-8397

USP–NF frequently asked questions

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Food Ingredients

Questions about standards for food ingredients and the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)
FCC frequently asked questions:

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Dietary Supplements

Questions about standards for dietary supplements and the USP Dietary Supplements Compendium

Questions about USP Verification Services and the USP Verified Mark

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