IPEC Federation is a global organization that promotes quality in pharmaceutical excipients. IPEC currently is a federation of five independent regional Industry Associations headquartered in the United States (IPEC-Americas), Europe (IPEC-Europe), Japan (JPEC-Japan), China (IPEC-China) and India (IPEC-India) - provides a unified voice to promote the best use of excipients in medicines as a means of improving patient treatment and safety.
IPEC India was registered in the year 2014 in India and is a not-for-profit organization.
Key objectives for the Federation are Harmonization of Standards, Promoting Supply Chain Security, and the further development of Third-party Certification, as well as providing a source of Advice and Expertise for other stakeholders on excipients.
Excipients play a critical role in the manufacture of medicines by helping to preserve the efficacy, safety, and stability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and helping to ensure that they deliver their promised benefits to patients. Optimal use of excipients provides pharmaceutical manufacturers with drug development cost savings, enhanced functionality, capability and can also assist in drug formulation innovation.
Developing to be a well-recognized independent association effectively creating awareness in GMP, GLP among excipient users and manufacturers;
Bridging the gaps between government and non-government; existing regulation and the next one to go for improvement, harmonizing the gaps of standards and regulations between local and global.