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Company Overview of The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.

Company Overview

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed, and consumed worldwide. It provides documentary standards and reference materials to help manufacturers, suppliers, and regulators to safeguard the dietary supplement supply, and limit adulterants and contaminants. It offers the United States Pharmacopeia and The National Formulary (USP–NF), a book that contains public pharmacopeial standards and monographs for chemical and biological drug substances, dosage forms, compounded preparations, excipients, medic...

12601 Twinbrook Parkway

Rockville, MD 20852-1790

United States

Founded in 1820





Key Executives for The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 51
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Science Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. Key Developments

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. Presents at CASSS’ CMC Strategy Forum Summer 2017, Jul-17-2017 through Jul-18-2017

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc. Presents at CASSS’ CMC Strategy Forum Summer 2017, Jul-17-2017 through Jul-18-2017. Venue: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Jul-18-2017, Rebecca Potts.

Eurofins and U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Announce Collaboration to Tackle Food Fraud

Eurofins Scientific announced that its Group Competence Centre for Food Authenticity has signed a collaboration agreement with the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention. The agreement was first disclosed at the 2017 Global Food Safety Conference earlier this month in Houston, TX. Eurofins and USP will combine expertise to assist the food sector with specific tools for combatting food fraud. The agreement includes several areas of cooperation, including exploration of new analytical testing methods, training and consulting to help the food sector assess the vulnerability of supply chains, and other services based on global analytical and food fraud data to inform stakeholders of emerging issues. Eurofins is renowned for its unparalleled expertise in the development of analytical methods for food fraud detection, as well as for providing certification audits according to Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes (i.e. BRC, IFS, SQF) and Eurofins-designed standards (Non-GMO Identity Preservation) for food safety management systems, traceability, and identity preservation within food supply chains. Eurofins remains at the forefront of technology with continuous innovation, and has previously participated in the Food Fraud Think Tank, a public-private partnership encouraged by the GFSI, and whose work has led to recommendations to include food fraud mitigation in existing food safety management systems of the food industry. USPs Food Fraud Database is a comprehensive source of information on food fraud risk for thousands of ingredients. The database can be used to identify which ingredients have a known history of adulterations including incident reports, inference reports, surveillance records, and analytical methods. USP searches, compiles, and performs quality control checks on data gathered daily from scientific literature, media publications, regulatory and judicial records and trade associations from around the globe. USPs Food Fraud Mitigation Guidance provides a framework to assess ingredient vulnerability, the associated risk, and develop food fraud mitigation plans.

United States Pharmacopeial Convention Names Satyanarayana Chava to its Board of Trustees

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has named Satyanarayana Chava, Ph.D., founder and chief executive officer of Laurus Labs Limited to its Board of Trustees. Prior to founding Laurus, Dr. Chava was the chief operating officer and led R&D and innovation teams at Matrix, which was acquired by Mylan in 2006.

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