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Combat DEG Contamination: USP DEG Toolkit



PXL/HO/Cir-090/2023-24                                                                            Date: 10.01.2024



Greetings from Pharmexcil!


Pharmexcil is pleased to inform that USP (United States Pharmacopeia, India Pvt. Ltd.) has successfully developed a diethylene glycol (DEG) toolkit which provides readily accessible information and resources to help manufacturers measure and control DEG levels in medications. This is a free Virtual resource,  and is continuously updated from USP Rockville, USA Office. This Virtual DEG toolkit is a valuable tool which would help in ensuring the safety and quality of the products produced.


The DEG Toolkit includes:


  • Relevant chapters and monographs: Gain in-depth knowledge about DEG testing and analysis procedures.
  • Additional resources: Discover practical tools and guidance to implement best practices.


Kindly click on the below link to access this valuable resource and safeguard the quality of your medications https://www.usp.org/impurities/diethylene-glycol-resources OR Kindly scan this below given bar code to avail this DEG toolkit.

Members are requested to use the toolkit which will help your company to adhere to the highest standards of patient safety.


Thanking you,




Uday Bhaskar

Director General