European Pharmacopoeia

The European Pharmacopoeia is a publication by the European Council and authored by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) operating in Strasbourg.

The pharmacopoeia contains binding quality requirements for medicinal substances, excipients, and medicinal products. The pharmacopoeia is used by the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical wholesalers, pharmacies and pharmaceutical regulatory authorities.

The European Pharmacopoeia us published both in printed and electronic format (stored on a USB drive, and as an online version, including a mobile/tablet version).