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The British Pharmacopoeia (BP), from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, is the most comprehensive collection of authoritative official standards for UK pharmaceutical substances and medicinal products.

Find out more about the BP in our dedicated What is the BP? page. 

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