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


  • Gabriel Giancaspro, Ph.D., VP, Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines, gig@usp.org
  • Kit Goldman, Ph.D., Director, Dietary Supplements & Herbal Medicines - Science, kit.goldman@usp.org
  • Nandakumara Sarma, Ph.D., Director, Dietary Supplement and Herbal Medicines, dns@usp.org

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Upcoming Official Meetings

  • TBD

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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

  • Dietary Supplements Admission Evaluations Joint Standards-setting Subcommittee
  • Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Nomenclature Joint Subcommittee
  • <2251> Adulteration of Dietary Supplements with Drugs and Drug Analogs Expert Panel
  • Probiotics Expert Panel
  • Modern Analytical Methods Joint Subcommittee

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