Description:Updated annually, the British Pharmacopoeia is the official, authoritative collection of standards for UK medicinal substances for human and veterinary use. The 2013 edition includes nearly 3900 monographs which are legally enforced by the Medicines Act 1968. Where a pharmacopoeia monograph exists, medicinal products sold or supplied in the UK must comply with the relevant monograph.
Description: The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) 2014 is the authoritative, current collection of standards for UK medicinal substances and the official source of all UK pharmaceutical quality standards. It is an essential reference for anyone involved in pharmaceutical research, development, manufacture and testing, and plays a vital role in ensuring that all medicinal substances on the UK market meet standards of safety, quality and efficacy. The BP comprises monographs, which set out the mandatory standards for active substances, excipients and formulated preparations, together with supporting General Notices, Appendices (test methods, reagents, etc) and Reference Spectra. Detailed information and guidance on various aspects of current pharmacopoeial policy and practice are provided in the Supplementary Chapters of the BP. The BP is supplied in a variety of formats designed for ease of use and a wide range of applications. The hard copy edition package comprises a boxed six volume set containing BP in five volumes and the BP (Veterinary) volume, plus CD-ROM. Purchase of the edition includes access to BP Online via www.pharmacopoeia.co.uk, the dedicated BP website.