CEP means Certification of suitability to the Monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia. It is also simply called as Certification of Suitability (COS). The Certification of suitability (CEP) proves that the purity of a given substance produced by a particular manufacturer is controlled by the European Pharmacopoeia. Suppliers of raw materials can prove the suitability of product to their pharmaceutical industry clients by establishing that they have been granted a CEP for these raw materials.
COS is valid for five years from the date when it was originally granted.
For Example: There are 22 entries for Certification of suitability (CEP) of Paracetamol in our database. Information regarding one of them has been provided as under: