USP Publications


The United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary (USP–NF), recognized by federal law as enforceable drug quality standards, provides access to monographs and tests needed to produce quality pharmaceuticals, excipients, dietary supplements, biologics, and other therapeutics.


Features & Benefits

The USP–NF is used by QA/QC professionals, R & D scientists, compendial affairs and regulatory professionals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, compounding pharmacists, lawyers, and pharmacy and medical schools worldwide.

Standards deemed offi cial by USP are FDA-enforceable for drugs manufactured or marketed in the United States. More than 4,800 monographs include specifications of identity, strength, quality, purity, packaging, and labeling for substances and dosage forms.

More than 320 General Chapters provide step-by-step guidance for essential tests and assays, plus helpful industry information. Focus-specific charts and reference tables make it easy to find the information you need!

New streamlined monograph format has been incorporated for new and revised content for a growing number of items.