Proposed new USP general information chapter "Tablet Compression Characterization 〈1062〉"

Gregory E. Amidon, Ilgaz Akseli, David Goldfarb, Xiaorong He, Changquan C. Sun

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The compressed tablet is the most widely used dosage form in pharmaceutical manufacturing today. This Stimuli article lays the foundation for a proposed new general chapter, Tablet Compression Characterization 〈1062〉, which will describe the basic principles and practices used in the characterization of tablet compression. The chapter content is intended to facilitate the standardization of terminology and to provide a general description on key aspects of tablet compression process and its characterization. Thus, the new chapter will address the need for practical information and will provide a useful resource for the pharmaceutical industry. The General Chapters - Physical Analysis Expert Committee presents this Stimuli article with the hope that it will elicit responses and stimulate comments from stakeholders about the proposed content and scope of the chapter. Specific input is sought regarding the questions listed below.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPharmacopeial Forum
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2014


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