Frequently Asked Questions for Pharmacists on Compounding / USP <825>
United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has published the chapter revisions for USP <795> and <797>, for non-sterile and sterile compounding. USP also published the newly developed chapter <825> on Radiopharmaceuticals. These chapters along with USP Chapter <800> Handling of Hazardous Drugs will become enforceable for compounding operations on December 1, 2019. USP has made USP Chapters <797>, <797>, <800>, and <825> available free to download at http://go.usp.org/l/323321/2019-05-31/2dfgwl. The free download is only available for a limited time. Once expired, the compendium will need to be downloaded directly from USP.
USP has developed very detailed FAQs on <825>: https://www.usp.org/frequently-asked-questions/radiopharmaceuticals.