The European Medicines Agency has released for public consultation the following draft consultations concerning herbal medicines:
- Draft guideline on specifications: test procedures and acceptance criteria for herbal substances, herbal preparations and herbal medicinal products/traditional herbal medicinal products - Revision 3
- Draft guideline on quality of herbal medicinal products/traditional herbal medicinal products - Revision 3
The first addresses specifications, i.e. those tests, procedures, and acceptance criteria used to assure the quality of the herbal substances/preparations and herbal medicinal products at release and during the shelf-life, while the second one covers the general quality aspects of herbal medicinal products for human and veterinary use, including traditional herbal medicinal products for human use.
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