Scientific Support

Dietary Supplements

Questions about standards for dietary supplements and the USP Dietary Supplements Compendium

Questions about USP Verification Services and the USP Verified Mark

Food Ingredients

Questions about standards for food ingredients and the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)

FCC frequently asked questions:

Reference Standards

Contact Reference Standards Technical Services for inquiries related to USP Reference Standards. Topics include but are not limited to use, availability, storage, certificates, and safety data sheets.

Questions on bulk material donation:

Questions on USP Donor Recognition Program:

Other Resources:


Contact Technical Services for inquiries related to documentary standards. Please only include one USP email address from the below list in a single inquiry submission. USP staff will forward your inquiry to the appropriate team if necessary. We also request that you choose to submit your inquiry either by email or the WebForm, but not both channels.

Submit Inquiry Using WebForm

To submit an inquiry in Spanish and receive a response in Spanish, please email

Submitting draft monographs or questions about submission process

  • Small Molecules: Katie McGowan, Standards Acquisition Manager,; +1-301-230-7459
  • Excipients: Danita Broyles, Senior Market Development Manager,; +1-301-230-6307
  • Biologics & Biotechnology: Kevin Carrick, Director, Science & Standards - Biologics,; +1-301-230-6349

Questions about priority new monographs

  • Katie McGowan, Standards Acquisition Manager,; +1-301-230-7459

Monograph modernization submissions

  • Katie McGowan, Standards Acquisition Manager,; +1-301-230-7459