USP opens new testing facility in India

US Pharmacopeial Convention  has opened a new expanded testing facility in the IKP Knowledge Park in Hyderabad, India. The new facility will allow voluntary testing and auditing program that helps dietary supplement manufacturers ensure and attest to the production of quality products for consumers.USP’s new facility expands its presence from 14,000 square feet to over 100,000 square feet; the number of employees will go from 70 to 90 in the coming year.

USP CEO Roger Williams said they are now poised to do more collaborative testing, verification testing, pharmacopeial education, customer support, and sourcing of written and physical standards for drugs, much of which we have been doing in concert with Indian manufacturers.