2015–2020 Non-Botanical Dietary Supplements Expert Committee Work Plan


Gabriel Giancaspro, Ph.D., VP, Foods, DS, Herbal Medicines - Foods DS and Herbal Medicines, gig@usp.org

Nandakumara Sarma, Ph.D., Director, Dietary Supplement Standards - Foods DS and Herbal Medicines, dns@usp.org

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Upcoming Official Meetings

  • To be determined

Past Meetings – Executive Summaries

Focus Areas

  • Non-botanical (vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes) dietary supplement ingredient and product monographs

Expert Committee Charge

  • The Non-Botanical Dietary Supplements Expert Committee is responsible for the development of new and revision of existing monographs and their associated reference materials for non-botanical dietary supplement ingredients and products.

Key Issues

  • Work with FDA and stakeholders to develop new and improve existing non-botanical dietary supplement monographs
  • Work with FDA and stakeholders to improve existing non-botanical drug monographs
  • Modernize assay methods by titration to high-performance liquid chromatography and other advanced methods as appropriate

Subgroups and Expert Panels

  • <2251> Adulteration of Dietary Supplements with Drugs and Drug Analogs Expert Panel
  • Admission Evaluations Subcommittee
  • Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Nomenclature Joint Subcommittee
  • General Chapters Subcommittee
  • Dosage Forms Subcommittee

Ballot Results and Standards-Development

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