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Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 11:00am

Confused by the various excipient GMP standards, schemes and guides? This webcast will set you straight about NSF/IPEC/ANSI 363 Excipient GMPs, EXCiPACT™, and the IPEC-PQG GMPs.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:00am and Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:00am

Co-sponsored by IPEC-Americas and the Center for Professional Advancement (CfPA); partners in training and education (T&E).

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (All day)

Comprehensive workshop in excipient compliance for makers and users. Includes essential elements of excipient GMP for materials intended for use in pharmaceuticals or dietary supplements.

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ExcipientFest, IPEC-Americas annual conference, attracts pharmaceutical professionals from America and around the world for a unique two day forum focused on excipients. Register now to attend the April 24-26, 2017 event in Providence, Rhode Island, the "Renaissance City of the Northeast"!


Our members include finished drug manufacturers as well as excipient producers, distributors, and both companies and individuals that supply other specialized services to industry segments. Over 80 U.S. companies are IPEC-Americas members. Learn more about the benefits of joining IPEC-Americas.


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Our Mission

IPEC Americas logoIPEC is the industry association that develops, implements, and promotes global use of appropriate quality, safety, and functionality standards for pharmaceutical excipients and excipient delivery systems. IPEC-Americas, along with our counterparts around the world, serves as the primary international resource on excipients for its members, governments and public audiences. read more...

IPEC-Americas Foundation

IPEC-Americas Foundation logoIPEC-Americas Foundation is the charitable arm of the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas and is a 501(c)3 organization. The Foundation awards grants-in-aid, travel, and meeting grants to qualified individuals and organizations for studying, instructing or conducting research related to improving excipients.

IPEC Federation

The IPEC Federation is an association that serves the interests of producers, distributors, and users of pharmaceutical excipients. Representatives from IPEC Americas, IPEC Europe, IPEC Japan, IPEC China, and IPEC India make up the council of IPEC whose global membership extends to more than 200 companies.