2015–2020 General Chapters - Dosage Forms Expert Committee Work Plan

Contact

William Brown, Senior Scientific Liaison - General Chapters, web@usp.org

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Upcoming Official Meetings

  • To be determined

Past Meetings – Executive Summaries

Focus Areas

  • Guidance for dosage form performance, physical characterization, default expectations, and their development
  • General Chapters concerned with dosage form performance, physical characterization, and definition

Expert Committee Charge

  • The General Chapters–Dosage Forms Expert Committee is responsible for developing new and revising existing general chapters related to pharmaceutical dosage forms.

Key Issues

  • Initiating and developing general chapters designed to provide standards and guidance for dosage form performance, physical characterization, default conditions, and development
  • Supporting existing general chapters concerned with dosage form performance, physical characterization, and definition
  • Exploring performance verification tests for dissolution apparatus for the various routes of administration

Subgroups and Expert Panels

  • Pharmaceutical dosage forms
  • Performance testing
  • Rheology
  • Disintegration and Dissolution
  • Particulate matter determination
  • Uniformity of dosage units
  • Nanotechnology

Ballot Results and Standards Development

Historic Prospectus