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Gain access to BP publications and guidance materials by selecting the option or package that best suits your needs.

Shop the British Pharmacopoeia

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.

Make sure you’re prepared for any new legally enforced changes on 1 January 2025 and pre-order your copy of the BP 2025 now.

Shop British Approved Names (BAN)

The BAN publication is the official dictionary of drug names for regulatory use in the UK. Each entry includes the official pronunciation guide, systemic name, molecular formula and structure, CAS registry number and pharmacological action and/or medicinal use.

Download our free guidance materials

BP Guidance Materials are non-mandatory resources designed to ensure the quality, efficacy, and safety of medicines available in the UK market.  These materials are intended to support your method development and validation programme, whether that’s for small molecules or advanced therapies.