General Chapters

General Chapters

General chapters referenced in HMC monographs may include proposed and official USP-NF general chapters. When a general chapter is referenced in a monograph, acceptance criteria may be presented after a colon.

The following lists (and links to) the USP-NF general chapters that support HMC monographs.

  1. <11> USP Reference Standards
  2. <31> Volumetric Apparatus
  3. <41> Weights and Balances
  4. <61> Microbiological Examination of Nonsterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests
  5. <62> Microbiological Examination of Nonsterile Products: Tests for Specified Microorganisms
  6. <191> Identification Tests—General
  7. <197> Spectrophotometric Identification Tests
  8. <203> High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography Procedure for Identification of Articles of Botanical Origin
  9. <211> Arsenic
  10. <233> Elemental Impurities—Procedures
  11. <251> Lead
  12. <261> Mercury
  13. <281> Residue on Ignition
  14. <401> Fats and Fixed Oils
  15. <467> Residual Solvents
  16. <541> Titrimetry
  17. <561> Articles of Botanical Origin
  18. <563> Identification of Articles of Botanical Origin
  19. <565> Botanical Extracts
  20. <611> Alcohol Determination
  21. <621> Chromatography
  22. <643> Total Organic Carbon
  23. <645> Water Conductivity
  24. <660> Containers—Glass
  25. <661> Containers—Plastics
  26. <671> Containers—Performance Testing
  27. <730> Plasma Spectrochemistry
  28. <731> Loss on Drying
  29. <776> Optical Microscopy
  30. <781> Optical Rotation
  31. <791> pH
  32. <841> Specific Gravity
  33. <852> Spectrophotometry and Light-Scattering
  34. <853> Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  35. <854> Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy
  36. <855> Nephelometry, Turbidimetry, and Visual Comparison
  37. <857> Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy
  38. <921> Water Determination
  39. <1058> Analytical Instrument Qualification
  40. <1061> Color—Instrumental Measurement
  41. <1064> Identification of Articles of Botanical Origin by High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography Procedure
  42. <1177> Good Packaging Practices
  43. <1178> Good Repackaging Practices
  44. <1181> Scanning Electron Microscopy
  45. <1224> Transfer of Analytical Procedures
  46. <1225> Validation of Compendial Procedures
  47. <1226> Verification of Compendial Procedures
  48. <1231> Water for Pharmaceutical Purposes