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The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) 2008 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 five volume set containing BP in four volumes and the BP (Veterinary) volume, plus single user access to the BP on-line via pharmacopoeia.co.uk, the dedicated BP website. The online format is easy to network, allowing access for a specified number of users or across an entire organisation site.
Following registration using the ID code supplied with the hard copy, customers will be granted a single user licence to access BP on-line and will have the option to receive the CD-ROM that contains the whole of the current British Pharmacopoeia.