USP Reference Standards COVID-19 Update

USP Reference Standards COVID-19 Update

Healthcare systems and manufacturers continue to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why we have taken steps to ensure continued operations of essential services to support you during this public health crisis and support a resilient quality medicines supply chain.

Supply Chain Information

USP has worked to minimize disruption of services during the COVID-19 crisis. Our Reference Standards supply has not been affected, but some shipping delays have been reported.

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Customer account notifications

USP is providing remote support and updated information on changes to address customer billing and orders.

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  • Customer payments
  • Additional billing and ordering information

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Compendial updates

USP is committed to supporting the public health response to COVID-19, recognizing the unique role we play in ensuring the availability of public quality standards. USP extends standards implementation dates and comment period for USP–NF and FCC publications in recognition of stakeholders currently facing challenges with maintaining normal operations during and responding to COVID-19. 

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