Concept paper on the development of a reflection paper on new analytical methods/technologies in the quality control of herbal medicinal products

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Download document Concept paper on the development of a reflection paper on new analytical methods/technologies in the quality control of herbal medicinal products
Reference number EMA/HMPC/541422/2017
Status draft: consultation open
First published 2017-10-31
Last updated 2017-10-31
Consultation start date 2017-10-31
Consultation end date 2018-04-30
Email address for submissions hmpc.secretariat@ema.europa.eu

Summary

Quality control is a prerequisite to assure safe and effective use of (traditional) herbal medicinal products, which are complex mixtures of numerous phytochemical constituents. For the majority of herbal substances, herbal preparations and (traditional) herbal medicinal products the active constituents are not known or are only partly understood.