European Pharmacopoeia

European Pharmacopoeia

The European Pharmacopoeia contains standardised specifications defining the quality of pharmaceutical preparations, their constituents and containers. Itis published by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. 

The Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea is the Finnish national authority in pharmacopoeia matters.

The European Pharmacopoeia can be ordered from EDQM Online Store.

Valid version of the European Pharmacopoeia

The fourth supplement of the eleventh edition of the European Pharmacopoeia (European Pharmacopoeia 11th Edition, supplement 11.4) has been implemented on April 1st, 2024.

The National pharmacopoeia documents have been updated according to the eleventh edition.

New texts in Supplement 11.4

General chapters

  • 2.7.37. Assay of Phl p 5 allergen 


  • Brivaracetam (3139)
  • Brivaracetam injection or infusion (3142)
  • Brivaracetam oral solution (3141)
  • Brivaracetam tablets (3140)
  • Cabazitaxel acetone (3060)
  • Cabazitaxel acetone concentrate for infusion (3061)
  • Etonogestrel (3049)
  • Hypromellose acetate succinate (3101)

Herbal drugs and herbal drug preparations

  • Alpinia oxyphylla fruit (3161)
  • Gumweed herb (2951)
  • Rose flower (2949)

Vaccines for veterinary use

  • Winter ulcer vaccine (inactivated, oil-adjuvanted, injectable) for salmonids (2151)