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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 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>:




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