General Chapters

Updated October 26, 2012

G-01    Analytical Sieving
USP Title: <786> Particle Size Distribution Estimation by Analytical Sieving
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kevin Moore
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: Revision 1

G-02    Bulk Density and Tapped Density
USP Title: <616> Bulk Density and Tapped Density
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kevin Moore
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: Revision 2

G-03    Conductivity
USP Title: <645> Water Conductivity
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Chemical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Antonio Hernandez-Cardoso
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: Not signed off

  • PDG sign-off: N/A
  • USP Stage 4 PF: N/A
  • USP Stage 6 PF or posting date: N/A

G-04    Gas Pycnometric Density of Solids
USP Title: <699> Density of Solids
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Robert Lafaver
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-05    Powder Flow
USP Title: <1174> Powder Flow
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Robert Lafaver

Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: First

G-06    Tablet Friability
USP Title: <1216> Tablet Friability
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Dosage Forms
USP Scientific Liaison: William Brown
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: First

G-07    Metal Impurities
USP Title: <231> Heavy Metals
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Chemical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kahkashan Zaidi
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: Not signed off

  • PDG sign-off: N/A
  • USP Stage 4 PF: N/A
  • USP Stage 6 PF or posting date: N/A

G-08    Inhalation
USP Title: <601> Aerosols, Nasal Sprays, Metered—Dose Inhalers, and Dry Powder Inhalers
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Dosage Forms
USP Scientific Liaison: Kahkashan Zaidi
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: Not signed off

  • PDG sign-off: N/A
  • USP Stage 4 PF: N/A
  • USP Stage 6 PF or posting date: N/A

G-09    Optical Microscopy
USP Title: <776> Optical Microscopy
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Antonio Hernandez-Cardoso
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: First

G-10    Powder Fineness
USP Title: <811> Powder Fineness
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kahkashan Zaidi
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: USP
Current PDG version: First

G-11    Specific Surface Area
USP Title: <846> Specific Surface Area
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kevin Moore
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-12    Porosimetry by Mercury Intrusion
USP Title: <267> Porosimetry by Mercury Intrusion
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kevin Moore
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-13    Laser Diffraction Measurement of Particle size
USP Title: <429> Light Diffraction Measurement of Particle Size
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kahkashan Zaidi
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-14    X-Ray Powder Diffraction
USP Title: <941> X-ray Diffraction
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Chemical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Horacio Pappa
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-15    Water-solid Interaction
USP Title: <1241> Water-solid Interaction in Pharmaceutical Systems
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Antonio Hernandez-Cardoso
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-16    Thermal Analysis
USP Title: <891> Thermal Analysis
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Antonio Hernandez-Cardoso
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: Not signed off

  • PDG sign-off: N/A
  • USP Stage 4 PF: N/A
  • USP Stage 6 PF or posting date: N/A

G-17    Uniformity of Delivered Dose of Inhalations
USP Title: <601> Aerosols, Nasal Sprays, Metered—Dose Inhalers, and Dry Powder Inhalers
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Dosage Forms
USP Scientific Liaison: Kahkashan Zaidi
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: Not signed-off

  • PDG sign-off: N/A
  • USP Stage 4 PF: N/A
  • USP Stage 6 PF or posting date: N/A

G-18    Microcalorimetry
USP Title: <696> Crystallinity Determination by Solution Calorimetry
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kahkashan Zaidi
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-19    Density of Solids
USP Title: <6996> Density of Solids
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Physical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Kevin Moore
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: First

G-20    Chromatography
USP Title: <621> Chromatography
USP Expert Committee (2010–2015): General Chapters—Chemical Analysis
USP Scientific Liaison: Horacio Pappa
Lead PDG Pharmacopeia: EP
Current PDG version: Not signed-off

  • PDG sign-off: N/A
  • USP Stage 4 PF: N/A
  • USP Stage 6 PF or posting date: N/A