Referral links

European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare

The EDQM (Council of Europe) is a key European Organisation involved in Harmonisation & Co-ordination of Standardisation, Regulation & Quality Control of Medicines, Blood Transfusion, Organ Transplantation, Pharmaceuticals and Pharmaceutical Care.

United States Pharmacopeial Convention

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is a non–governmental, official public standards–setting authority for prescription and over–the–counter medicines and other healthcare products manufactured or sold in the United States. 

British Pharmacopoeia

The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is the official collection of standards for UK medicinal products and pharmaceutical substances. 

WHO Drug Information

The International Pharmacopoeia 1 (Ph. Int.) comprises a collection of recommended procedures for analysis and specifications for the determination of pharmaceutical substances (active ingredients and excipients) and dosage forms that is intended to serve as source material for reference or adaptation by any WHO Member State wishing to establish pharmaceutical requirements. 

Japanese Pharmacopoeia

Link to the Japanese Pharmacopoeia

Merck Index Online

The Merck Index OnlineSM is the online version of the monographs in the printed 14th Edition of The Merck Index (a U.S. publication, Whitehouse Station, N.J., USA), an internationally recognized, one-volume encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals.

U.S. Food And Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of  prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines and biopharmaceuticals.