February 18, 2019
The IPEC Federation has issued a position paper entitled: Good Manufacturing Practices for Atypical Actives. read more...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 11:00am

The FREE one hour webinar will review FAQs regarding Excipient World 2019. There will be plenty of time for questions! 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:00am

Webinar rescheduled from Jan 16. The new topic will address regulatory practices regarding inactive ingredients used in cosmetics, food, dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 8:00am

This workshop will focus on excipient GMP compliance for auditors and auditees. 

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Excipient World Excipient World, IPEC-Americas 2019

Excipient World, IPEC-Americas annual conference, attracts pharmaceutical professionals from America and around the world for a unique two day forum focused on excipients. Excipient World 2019 will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. May 6, 2019 (pre-conference workshops), May 7– 8, 2019 (full conference and exhibition)


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.