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Spanish version of the IPEC GDP Guide now available

  • 25 May 2021
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the Spanish version of the IPEC Good Distribution Practices Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients (version 2, 2017).

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CPhI article on the importance of Excipients

  • 28 Apr 2021
Category: IPEC Europe

IPEC Europe and EFCG continue to make the case that the importance of novel excipients needs to be fully recognised and are pleased to see that others are beginning to take notice too.

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Updated: Questionnaire for Excipient Nitrosamines Risk Evaluation

  • 15 Mar 2021
Category: IPEC Europe

IPEC Europe announces the availability of its revised “Questionnaire for Excipient Nitrosamines Risk Evaluation” (version 3).

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Position Paper: Innovative Medicines need Novel Excipients

  • 15 Mar 2021
Category: IPEC Europe

Novel excipients are essential for the development of new medicines and vaccines. Read the joint IPEC Europe-EFCG position paper.

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IPEC Federation position on Pharmaceutical Lactose used in oral preparations

  • 1 Mar 2021
Category: IPEC Federation

This position paper describes IPEC Federation’s position on the risk classification of lactose in all oral preparations.

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Updated: IPEC Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

  • 10 Feb 2021
Category: IPEC Europe

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the updated IPEC Glossary. To consult it online, click here

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New IPEC Guide: Validation Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients

  • 13 Jan 2021
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the new International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council Validation Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients.

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Updated IPEC guide: Qualification of Excipients for Use in Pharmaceuticals

  • 15 Dec 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the revised IPEC Qualification of Excipients for Use in Pharmaceuticals Guide and Checklist.

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The Joint IPEC-PQG Good Manufacturing Practices Guide

  • 18 Nov 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

Within the IPEC Federation, a project is ongoing to revise this guide to align the contents with the most recently published ISO 9001 standard on Quality Management (2015).

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New IPEC Guide: GMP Certification Scheme and Certification Body Qualification Guide For Pharmaceutical Excipients

  • 12 Nov 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the new International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council GMP Certification Scheme and Certification Body Qualification Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients.

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New IPEC Guide: Incorporation of Pharmaceutical Excipients into Product Development using Quality-by-Design

  • 3 Nov 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of a new guide: Incorporation of Pharmaceutical Excipients into Product Development using Quality-by-Design (QbD guide).

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Infographic: The Pharmaceutical supply chain in Europe

  • 20 Aug 2020
Category: IPEC Europe

IPEC Europe, EFCG and APIC address the complex pharmaceutical supply chain in Europe in a joint infographic.

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Survey - Novel excipients: why don't we use them?

  • 10 Jul 2020
Category: IPEC Europe

Are you a drug formulator? Help us build the case for novel excipients in Europe and complete the survey by 31 August!

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IPEC Federation position on Pharmaceutical Excipients GMP Documents

  • 29 Jun 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

A position paper that explains the various excipient GMP guides and standards currently available has been published by the IPEC Federation.

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Position paper on Data Integrity for Pharmaceutical Grade Excipients

  • 30 Apr 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of a new position paper on Data Integrity for Pharmaceutical Grade Excipients.

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IPEC Federation revises its Excipient Composition Guide

  • 23 Apr 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation is pleased to announce the revised IPEC Excipient Composition Guide (Version 2, 2020).

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IPEC Federation announces the revised IPEC Excipient Information Package Guide

  • 22 Apr 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the revised IPEC Excipient Information Package - User Guide and Templates (EIP) (Version 4, 2020).

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Procedure for audit postponement and remote audits of pharmaceutical excipient suppliers

  • 7 Apr 2020
Category: EXCiPACT

EXCiPACT issued a new procedure for audit postponement and the use of remote audits of pharmaceutical excipients suppliers.

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IPEC Federation publishes first issue of “IPEC Federation Connect”

  • 26 Mar 2020
Category: IPEC Federation

Welcome to the first edition of the IPEC Federation Connect, a bulletin providing a periodic round-up of what the IPEC Federation and other IPECs have been up to!

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PDA and IPEC Federation Publish Technical Report No. 54-6

  • 17 Dec 2019
Category: IPEC Federation

PDA and IPEC Federation announce the joint publication of Technical Report No. 54-6 - Formalized Risk Assessment for Excipients.

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Questionnaire for Excipient Nitrosamines Risk Evaluation

  • 5 Dec 2019
Category: IPEC Europe

IPEC Europe developed a questionnaire in consultation with other pharmaceutical-related associations (including EFPIA) to facilitate gathering information on pharmaceutical excipients for drug product manufacturers to perform nitrosamine risk evaluations.

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IPEC Federation position on Supply Chain Security

  • 23 May 2019
Category: IPEC Federation

IPEC Federation publishes its position paper on supply chain security for Pharmaceutical Grade Excipients.

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The case for an Excipient Master File in Europe

  • 15 May 2019
Category: Press release

IPEC Europe released a position paper and a Stimuli article to highlight how the absence of an Excipient Master File system in Europe is a barrier to the introduction of novel excipients and to innovation in the healthcare sector.

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