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The Japanese Pharmacopoeia (日本薬局方) is the official pharmacopoeia of Japan. It is published by the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (独立行政法人 医薬品医療機器総合機構) under the authority of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.[1][2] The first edition was published on 25 June, 1886, with revisions being issued from time to time. The current revision is number 17, issued electronically in English language on 7 March 2016.[3]

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  1. ^ "業務のご案内 2012-2013" (PDF). Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 October 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012.
  2. ^ "History&Legal Status" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 December 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Japanese Pharmacopoeia 17". Japanese Pharmacopoeia 17. Retrieved 17 November 2016.