Pharmaceuticals

Elemental Impurities – Their Impact on Drug Quality

While manufacturers have to ensure the quality and consistency of ingredients that go into a final pharmaceutical product, they must also employ measures for the proper control of unwanted impurities in drugs and drug ingredients.

Today, approximately 80% of all active pharmaceutical ingredients in medicines sold in the U.S. are manufactured in another part of the world. While manufacturers have to ensure the quality and consistency of ingredients that go into final pharmaceutical products, they must also employ measures for the proper control of unwanted impurities in drugs and drug ingredients.

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Pharmaceutical Compliance: A Conversation with Chuck Bates

Pharmaceutical Compliance Manager

There’s a chance you may work in pharma and not know about USP, but rest assured your compliance manager does. What, exactly, does your compliance manager do?  How does he or she interact with USP?  To find out, we asked award-winning source Charles “Chuck” Bates from Sandoz—recent recipient of the Novartis Group Advanced Sciences & Technologies-Quality Control Award for Individual Commitment to Excellence.

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USP Congratulates Margaret Hamburg on Her Successful Tenure at the FDA

USP Congratulates Margaret Hamburg

Margaret Hamburg is approaching the end of a successful six-year tenure as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. USP extends its congratulations to Dr. Hamburg in this letter from CEO Ron Piervincenzi.

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