Thursday, 6 March 2014

Updates to European Pharmacopeia 8th edition (8.1)

Supplement 8.1 to the Ph. Eur. has been issued.

Implementation date 1st Apr 2014.

The main changes are:

Citric Acid Monohydrate (0456)                                            

This monograph has been revised to indicate its status within the context of international Harmonisation, a collaboration between the Japanese Pharmacopoeia, the United States
Pharmacopeia and the European Pharmacopoeia. A footnote has been included in the text to refer to chapter 5.8. Pharmacopoeial harmonisation

Ethanol (96%) (1317)                                                            

This monograph has been revised to indicate its status within the context of international Harmonisation, a collaboration between the Japanese Pharmacopoeia, the united States Pharmacopeia and the European Pharmacopoeia. A footnote has been included in the text to refer to chapter 5.8. Pharmacopoeial harmonisation.

Absorbance: more-detailed spectrum description given.

Posted by Tim Sandle