The latest version of the Japanese Pharmacopoeia the (16th edition) is available. Plese go to

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Notice: This English Version of the Japanese Pharmacopoeia, Sixteenth Edition is published to meet the needs of the non-Japanese speaking people. When and if any discrepancy arises between the Japanese original and its English translation, the former is authentic.
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Last updated: April 23, 2007