Quality Standards

Pharmacopeial Forum: 5 Things You Should Know

What is PF and how to use it to change USP standards

Pharmacopeial Forum (PF) is the vehicle through which USP publishes proposed revisions to USP–NF standards for public review and comment. Learn about PF and how you can use it to help shape standards for drugs, excipients and dietary supplements.

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USP Q&A: Dissolution, Disintegration and Drug Release Tests

Answers to Common Questions about USP Standards for Dissolution, Disintegration and Drug Release Tests

Dissolution, disintegration and drug release tests are important tools during the entire lifecycle of a drug product, from early development throughout its shelf life. USP’s Margareth Marques, Ph.D., provides answers to common questions and insight into standards and resources for these tests. 

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USP Verified and Good Housekeeping Seals–A Shared History

Dr. Harvey Wiley's Legacy and the USP Verified and Good Housekeeping Seals

The USP Verified Mark and the Good Housekeeping Seal help consumers find quality products in the marketplace. But did you know these two seals enjoy a shared history? Each is the legacy of the work of pioneering consumer activist and “Father of the Pure Food and Drug Act”—Harvey W. Wiley, M.D.

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