Harmonized Standards

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


USP participates in a number of international harmonization initiatives to improve global public health through the development of high quality public standards. USP works with pharmacopoeias, the World Health Organization, and other stakeholders to determine optimal ways to advance and sustain globally harmonized standards. Learn More

Pharmacopeial Discussion
Group Working Procedures

View implementation of
significant changes to the
PDG work structure

View the latest Stage 2
Proposals published in
Phamacopeial Forum (PF).

Stage 4 Harmonization Notices


View the latest standards to enter the
final stage of the harmonization process.

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