USP General Chapters for Compounding
United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is a scientific, non-profit organization that sets public standards for the identity, strength, quality and purity of medicines. The organization develops standards for compounding medications to help ensure patient benefit and reduce risks such as contamination, infection or incorrect dosing.
Relevant USP General Chapters include:
- <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding — Nonsterile Preparations
- <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding — Sterile Preparations
- <800> Hazardous Drugs — Handling in Healthcare Settings
- <825> Radiopharmaceuticals — Preparation, Compounding, Dispensing and Repackaging