USP–NF Excipients: Challenges & Opportunities

Challenges and Opportunities in Updating USP-NF Excipients

Learn about USP’s comprehensive approaches for updating three high-priority excipient monographs—Guar Gum, Shellac, and Butylated Hydroxytoluene—the challenges encountered, and progress made implementing an initiative to develop up-to-date USP–NF excipient monographs.


Updating Quality Standards for Nuclear Medicine and Radioactive Materials

Revised USP Quality Standards for Radioactive Articles

Nuclear medicine and medical imaging, such as PET scans, have changed how many diseases (e.g., cancer, Alzheimer's) are evaluated and treated. Learn how USP is updating its standards to reflect “state-of-the-industry” practices in this field. 


Less is More: Modernizing Quality Standards for Over-The-Counter Drugs

Maintaining current quality standards for over-the-counter medicines

Given the wide public exposure and access to over-the-counter medicines, a major focus for USP is a sustainable strategy which helps ensure that quality standards for OTC products remain current at all times.