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Reference Standards

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Biologics Reference Materials

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New USP Reference Standards

what is trust

200 years of building trust

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) was created nearly 200 years ago, dedicated to instilling trust where it matters most: in the medicines, supplements and foods people rely on for their health. The quality standards we develop help manufacturers deliver on their promises of safe products, while building confidence among healthcare practitioners, patients and consumers.

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FDA Commissioner, Stephen Hahn

FDA Commissioner welcomes USP Convention Members

Commissioner Hahn reflects on the FDA’s shared history with USP to improve public health and protect patient safety, including current efforts to combat COVID-19.

Quality Matters Blog
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Will we have access to enough safe, quality medicines?

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, each day brings to light new realizations of just how interconnected, and sometimes vulnerable, the global supply chain for medicines is.

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