May 29, 2019

USP to Publish New Radiopharmaceuticals Chapter

On June 1, 2019, the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) will publish a new General Chapter <825> “Radiopharmaceuticals – Preparation, Compounding, Dispensing, and Repackaging” in the USP-NF (United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary). Additional information about the USP’s efforts is available on the USP website.

The June 1 release will also feature new revisions to chapters <795> “Pharmaceutical Compounding ‒ Nonsterile Preparations” and <797> “Pharmaceutical Compounding ‒ Sterile Preparations.”

USP will offer live educational courses for further understanding compliance with the standards on June 12–14 and September 25–27 and an online educational resource.