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1

What is BP?

Defines requirements for qualitative and quantitative composition of medicines and tests to be carried out on medicines and substances and materials used in their production

2

The BP sits over the European pharmacopoeia. True or false?

False - EP sits over BP

3

It is legal to sell, supply or dispense a medicinal product whose name is at the head of a monograph in BP. True or false?

False - it is an offence to do so

4

Monographs in BP contain all tests that provide verification of the suitability of the product for pharmaceutical use. True or false?

False - contain essential, but not all tests

5

Solubility statements in the 'characteristics' section in BP are official requirements for that product. True or false?

False - they are just guidelines - however, if specified under different heading then they are official requirements

6

The quantity taken for assay can deviate by 15% of what is stated. True or false?

False - can deviate by 10%