IPEC-Americas Files Successful UNII Code Appeal with USP

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Friday, September 28, 2018

In August, IPEC-Americas sent an appeal to the USP to request the removal of UNII Codes (Unique Ingredient Identifier) in excipient monographs. As a direct result of the appeal and subsequent discussions between IPEC-Americas and the USP, a general announcement to let users know that USP will no longer display UNII Codes in excipient monographs in the USP–NF Online has been published. USP recognizes that there are ongoing discussions around the utility of UNII codes in excipient monographs generally, and wishes to clarify that no UNII codes are considered to be associated with excipient monographs in the USP-NF Online pending further stakeholder engagement. IPEC-Americas looks forward to additional future collaboration with the USP on this topic. (link to the USP announcement)