Unified voice to promote the best use of excipients in medicines

IPEC Federation is a global organisation that promotes quality and safety in pharmaceutical excipients. Excipients play a critical role in the manufacture of medicines by helping to preserve the efficacy, safety, and stability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and helping to ensure that they deliver their promised benefits to patients.

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25 May 2021

Spanish version of the IPEC GDP Guide now available

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the Spanish version of the IPEC Good Distribution Practices Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients (version 2, 2017).

1 March 2021

New Position Paper: Pharmaceutical Lactose used in oral preparations is a low-risk excipient

IPEC Federation announces the availability of a new position paper, Pharmaceutical Lactose used in oral preparations is a low-risk excipient.

10 February 2021

Updated: IPEC Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

IPEC Federation announces the availability of the revised and updated IPEC General Glossary of Terms and Acronyms for Pharmaceutical Excipients.