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Chinese Pharmacopoeia 2010 Edition To Raise Standards

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Chinese Pharmacopoeia, the gold standard for medicine in China, has begun revising its contents. The 2010 edition will extend the record of chemical pharmaceuticals and TCM, adjust the standards of pharmaceutical technology and prepare a catalog of newly added drugs. The revised draft will be completed before the end of 2008. The pharmaceutical industry subscribes to the standards in Chinese Pharmacopoeia as the minimum basis for the quality of all drugs and production technology. With the Chinese authority's stricter supervision of adverse drug reactions, the revision is set to raise the standards for drug quality. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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