November 11, 2020
Understanding the different compendial and standards requirements, and how they influence the final delivery of parenteral drug products, is critical for ensuring patient safety. There are ongoing efforts to harmonize national pharmacopoeia and international standards, driven in large measure by the continuous technological developments in the pharmaceutical industry. Harmonization efforts can be treated differently depending upon the country and working group, and in some cases larger differences result. Staying aware of changes and differences can be a challenge.