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Quality Standards for Botanicals — Legacy of USP’s 200 Years of Contributions

by Josef Brinckmann How botanical quality standards have evolved over the last two centuries to maintain the safety and uniformity of botanical, chemical, and biological medicines nationwide. Click here for a pdf of the magazine layout. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America (USP),† first published in 1820, was intended to bring nationwide uniformity to the quality of drugs, most of which

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