Citing and referencing: Standards and Pharmacopoeias

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Standards and Pharmacopoeias

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Organisation Responsible for the Standard. Standard number - Name of standard [Internet]. Year [revision DD Mon YYYY; cited YYYY Mon DD]. Available from: URL


Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. Standard 1.2.5 - Date marking of packaged food [Internet]. 2012 [revised 11 Oct 2012; cited 2019 May 20]. Available from:


Standards Australia. AS ISO 15189-2013 - Medical laboratories: requirements for quality and competence [Internet]. 2013 [cited 2019 Jan 15]. Available from:

Pharmacopoeias (print)


Title of work. Edition. Vol. #, volume name. Place of publication: Publisher; Year of publication. Entry title; Page/s of entry.


British pharmacopoeia. Vol. 1. London: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency; 2018. Disodium hydrogen phosphate; p. 833-4.

The United States pharmacopeia. National formulary. Vol. 1. Rockville (MD): United States Pharmacopeial Convention; 2017. Collodion; p. 1076.