Medication Compounding Certification
Enhance safety with the medication compounding certification
The certification helps compounding pharmacies achieve optimal safety and reliability in compounding practices. Certification means a pharmacy complies with the most stringent safety practices to protect patients, staff and the environment.
Michigan is the first state to require certification, and several other states have legislation pending. Learn how certification helps reduce compounding errors and shows a commitment to safety. Getting certified can help you stay ahead of requirements.
For Pharmacy Providers
If your pharmacy provides sterile and nonsterile compounding services, certification recognizes you meet the most stringent standards in safety and reliability. Learn about eligibility, benefits of certification, and how to get started.
Supports State Boards
Many state legislatures and boards of pharmacies are changing laws and regulations related to compounding pharmaceuticals. Find out how Medication Compounding (MDC) Certification ensures pharmacies in your state are compliant with U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) regulations and industry best practices.
Quote from USP
“Quality compounding of medicine is foundational to patient safety and may serve to reduce the incidence of adverse healthcare associated conditions such as infections and medication errors. USP Compounding Standards <797> and <795> aim to assist hospitals in improving the quality of the healthcare they deliver. As such, it is part of USP’s mission to support the advancement of healthcare quality and safety. USP is proud to work with The Joint Commission on this important endeavor and would also like to commend institutions that demonstrate their commitment to quality through such certification processes.”
– Jaap Venema, Ph D, USP Chief Science Officer
Find out how certification helps pharmacies ensure medication compounding safety. These resources help you explore how certification helps improve safety.