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Your input and expertise drive the USP reputation for trusted drug purity standards. Whether you want to test and comment on new or revised standards, propose or sponsor new monographs or revisions, volunteer as a scientific expert, or contribute to our blog, we welcome your community spirit and collaborative passion to help ensure our monographs and reference standards meet current and evolving public health and industry needs. We are with you every step of the way to help make it easy and rewarding for you to join in the USP standards development process.

The USP Volunteer Awards and Recognition Program recognizes the remarkable contributions of USP volunteers who work to improve global health through public standards and related programs that help ensure the quality, safety and benefit of medicines and foods. Will you be the next recipient of the USP Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Standards?

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When you partner with USP as a sponsor, you become a champion of the ongoing advancement of the USP–NF. Your proposals for new or revised standards, contributions of bulk materials, or testing of newly released products help to ensure that USP standards remain the trusted standards for purity testing in drug development and manufacturing.

Reference Standards development process
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Hear our planning and suitability-for-use teams discuss the importance of active and ongoing development of new standards and of testing for reliable performance over the lifetime of the product.

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Join the thought leaders in standards-setting and observe an official USP meeting. You will see first-hand how USP’s standards-setting process works and hear about the standards we set and their impact.