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Chapter and Verse: USP 621 and You

By February 23, 2015

In August 2014, the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary (USP-NF) put into effect new guidelines to “allowable adjustments” in its Chapter <621> (USP37-NF32 S1). And as of August 1, 2016 when USP 39… Read more >

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Compliance Can Be Complicated, But It Doesn’t Have to Be

By February 18, 2015

Compliance is required by every regulated industry and in nearly every nation. Whether it’s complying with strict regulations from the United States Food and Drug Administration, the European Directorate for Quality Medicines, or other regulators… Read more >

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Authenticity of Herbal Supplements: The Analytical Tug-of-War

By February 6, 2015

Is DNA barcoding the best technique to test product authenticity or adulteration? Or chromatography and mass spectrometry? The New York State attorney general’s office accused four major retailers of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal… Read more >

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