USP publishes first global health standard
Thursday, November 3, 2016
The United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) has published its first global health standard. The standard is about an antiseptic, and it is aimed at assisting newborn children in developing countries.
The USP is a compendium of drugs, active substances and testing standards (covering areas like chemical and microbiological analysis), with a focus on demonstrating the efficacy and safety of medicines.
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