Stage 4 Notices

Please see recent Pharmacopeial Discussion Group Working Procedures Changes here effective April 1, 2018.

USP versions of Stage 4 Harmonization includes monographs or general chapters that have completed stages 1-5 of the five-stage PDG pharmacopeial harmonization process resulting in an approved USP–NF text. Stage 4 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.

Month Posting Date on USP-NF.com Incorporated in to Print Publication Official Date
 Apr 2019  Apr 26, 2019  USP 43-NF 38  May 1, 2020
 Sep 2019  Sep 27, 2019  N/A*  Aug 1, 2020
 Nov 2019  Nov 22, 2019  N/A*  Dec 1, 2020
 Feb 2020  Feb 28, 2020  N/A*  May 1, 2021
 Apr 2020  Apr 24, 2020  N/A*  May 1, 2021
 Sep 2020  Sep 25, 2020  N/A*  Aug 1, 2021
 Nov 2020  Nov 20, 2020  N/A*  Dec 1, 2021
 Feb 2021  Feb 26, 2021  N/A*  May 1, 2022

* As of First Supplement to USP 43– NF 38, USP no longer prints a publication and standards are posted regularly on USP–NF Online. Please see this Notice for more information. 

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** Posted date corrected on May 11, 2020