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This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

U.S. Pharmacopeia's joint agreement with the Natural Products Association to test raw dietary ingredients is non-exclusive, USP says July 21. Additionally, ingredient suppliers will not be graded, NPA's Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Daniel Fabricant stated during a press briefing. The testing program will focus on ingredients meeting certain specifications, he said. NPA anticipates it will "open doors" on the program in September. NPA also has announced the agreement (1"The Tan Sheet" July 23, 2007, In Brief)....

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