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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Proposes Best Practices to Prevent Adulterated Medicines

12:33 AM MST | January 9, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP; Rockville, MD) says it is proposing a set of recommended best practices that will help ensure that medicines can be traced back to their original manufacturer, are not adulterated or counterfeited, and are transported to their intended destination with their quality intact. USP is seeking feedback on these recommendations on supply chain integrity. Supply chain integrity involves minimizing risks that arise anywhere along the supply chain, from sourcing pharmaceutical raw materials to their manufacture and...

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