USP “Fingerprint” Library Aims To Fortify Product Safety
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
USP plans to use numerous analytical techniques to gather spectra from across a range of materials, including supplements, vitamins, active drug ingredients and excipients, to separate more rapidly compliant products from those that are adulterated or contaminated.
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