Navigation Links
USP releases first certified reference material
Date:9/24/2008

Rockville, Md., September 24, 2008 The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is pleased to announce the release of its first Certified Reference Material (CRM), Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide. USP recently became the first global pharmacopeia to receive International Organization for Standardization accreditation as producer of chemical CRMs.

This release provides pharmaceutical manufacturers with a new class of reference standard that ensures improved information for measurements of their products when meeting requirements set forth in the United States PharmacopeiaNational Formulary (USPNF). Each CRM comes with a Certificate of Analysis containing data on certified property value, uncertainty value and for the first time an expiration date (period of validity), all of which aim to produce a higher level of trueness and traceability in the measurement of product and ingredient specifications.

"The Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide CRM is a milestone for USP since it represents our first Certified Reference Material," said William Koch, Ph.D., USP's chief metrology officer. "By releasing the first pharmaceutical CRM from any pharmacopeia, USP is maintaining the high levels of scientific and metrological leadership that customers, regulators and practitioners around the world have come to expect from us."

Additional CRM features and applications include:

  • Metrologically based testing and statistical analysis;
  • Traceable to an accurate realization of the unit in which the property value is expressed;
  • Trueness and traceability of CRM measurement system helps with consistency and comparability of measurement data among labs and over time;
  • Data for calibration, validating processes, comparison and value assignment;
  • Values meet ISO 17025 documentation requirement for testing labs; and
  • CRM program meets the requirements of ISO 17025 and ISO Guide 34 for RMP.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sandra Kim
sek@usp.org
301-816-8241
US Pharmacopeia
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cleveland Clinic Press Releases Journal-Writing Book Write for Life: Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit Through Journal Writing by Sheppard B. Kominars, Ph.D.
2. Leading Child Abuse Center Releases Back to School Tips to Protect Children From Internet Predators
3. JHA Releases 2007 U.S. Group Disability Mid-Year Market Survey Results
4. Verdict One Releases Directory of Board Certified Attorneys for Consumers
5. Academy releases emergency preparedness tools to enable millions more people to shelter in place
6. Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. releases summary results of phase 1 metastatic melanoma study
7. MITEM Releases Blue Iris eLaborate 8.6
8. Produce for Better Health Foundation Releases Statement on Study Saying Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Not Strongly Associated With Colon Cancer Risk
9. Patient Safety Authority Releases Advisory Focusing on Common Causes of Medication Errors
10. URAC Releases Issue Briefs Examining Stakeholders Views of Care Coordination Along the Healthcare Continuum
11. Cardiac Science Releases New Cardiac Rehabilitation System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... , ... The Spiritual Care Association (SCA) has declared May 10, ... patients and their families, and their overall contribution to the health care system. It ... has sent “Thank You Chaplain” cards with hand-painted artwork to about 10,000 chaplains and ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... All-Star Insurance of ... assist the people of their local community. The agency pledges to select a ... Their hope is to bring awareness to important local causes with fundraising and ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Momsense, ... nursing mothers. The company’s patented technology, The Smart Breastfeeding Meter, is designed to ... that the technology is now available for purchase at Target.com . ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Pharmacy ... announced that it was chosen as the Pharmaceutical News Provider of the Year ... awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication of community members who strive to ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... and elbows. Engineered with athletes in mind, OMNIFORCE offers high-performance, less bulk, ... circular knitting, common in the industry) produces premium flat-knit construction with “focused ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2016)... 4, 2016 In March, ... series of free workshops across Africa ... requirements for Good Distribution Practices (GDP). Good Distribution ... that products are consistently stored, transported and handled under ... or product specification. Only a few years ago, there ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... 4, 2016 Research ... "Global Actinic Keratosis Market and Competitive Landscape ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160330/349511LOGO ... Competitive Landscape Highlights 2016, provides comprehensive insights ... epidemiology, Actinic Keratosis market valuations and forecast, ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... from Sino-German High-Tech Fund to further expand product development, strengthen its disease modeling capabilities and increase market presence. ... ... ... ... Sino-German High-Tech ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: