Notices of Stage 6 Harmonized Text

USP versions of Stage 6 Harmonized texts, which were formerly published in the Harmonization section of USP's website, now appear in this area of the USP website. Stage 6 Harmonization includes monographs or general chapters that have completed stages 1-6 of the pharmacopeial harmonization process resulting in an approved USP–NF text. Stage 6 adopted text is published here so that USP–NF users may become aware of its availability as a pharmacopeial standard and its targeted official date. See chart below for specific posting and official dates.


Posting Date

Official Date

Sep 2015Sep 25, 2015Aug 1, 2016
Nov 2015Nov 20, 2015Dec 1, 2016
Feb 2016Feb 26, 2016Dec 1, 2016
Apr 2016Apr 22, 2016May 1, 2017


*Potential special ballot and posting

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  • Dextrose (posted 20–Nov–2015; official 01–Dec–2016)
  • Hypromellose (posted 20–Nov–2015; official 01–Dec–2016)
  • Methylcellulose (posted 20–Nov–2015; official 01–Dec–2016)
  • Povidone (posted 20–Nov–2015; official 01–Dec–2016)
  • Sodium Chloride (posted 20–Nov–2015; official 01–Dec–2016)

Stage 6 General Chapters

Stage 6 Monographs