The legal framework governing the quality of (traditional) herbal medicinal products in the European Union.

@article{Kroes2014TheLF,
  title={The legal framework governing the quality of (traditional) herbal medicinal products in the European Union.},
  author={Burt H Kroes},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={158 Pt B},
  pages={449-53}
}
In the European Union a complex regulatory framework is in place for the regulation of (traditional) herbal medicinal products. It is based on the principle that a marketing authorisation granted by the competent authorities is required for placing medicinal products on the market. The requirements and procedures for acquiring such a marketing authorisation are laid down in regulations, directives and scientific guidelines. This paper gives an overview of the quality requirements for… CONTINUE READING