Global sites: working [globally] together for quality…for everyone

At USP, everything we do is in service of our mission to help protect and improve the health of people around the world. Today, our public quality standards are used in more than 140 countries, offering a common language for global industry, governments and academia to help ensure billions of people have access to quality, safe and beneficial medicines, dietary supplements and foods.

To support the work of and foster collaboration with our global healthcare partners, USP’s has established state-of-the-art laboratories and office sites around the world. Together, we’re working for quality…for everyone.


Established in 2006, USP-India, located in Hyderabad’s IKP Knowledge Park, features state-of-the-art laboratory facilities staffed by more than 200 scientific, quality assurance, and support staff professionals. To promote quality within the region, USP-India collaborates with policy makers, regulators, professional and manufacturing associations, and leaders in India's pharmaceutical and food sectors, including IPC, NIPER and AYUSH. The ISO accredited site is also home to the USP Education–Hyderabad Training Institute which offers intensive, hands-on instruction in QC, QA and R&D.

Seeing its workforce as a reflection of USP’s overall mission to improve global health, USP¬-India strives to create an inclusive, nurturing work environment. Fair compensation and benefits, capability building, employee recognition, and equality are emphasized along with maintaining work-life balance, and employee physical and mental health. USP-India’s commitment to its staff and workplace has been recognized by recent awards for Promoting Health in the Workplace Award (2018), Best Organization for Women Empowerment (2019), Green-Build Award (2018), First Best Workplace Safety Award (2019), and Leading HR Practice in Quality, Work, Life Award (2019).


Located in the Shanghai Free Trade Pilot Zone, USP–China’s advanced and award-winning research and development facilities are home to a professional team of scientists and customer managers. USP–China is a global manufacturing base for pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and food additives, and is committed to establishing strong relationships with regulators and industry players.

Since its opening in 2007, USP–China has made consistent contributions to improving quality standards of medicines and food ingredients by sharing scientific knowledge as well as providing reference standard products to over 1,000 pharmaceutical companies in China. Staff have developed close relationships with government regulators and the scientific community in the country, including the Chinese Pharmacopeia Commission, the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control, and the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment.

USP–China has been recognized as a Technology Advanced Service Enterprise, a Foreign-Invested Research and Development Center, a Pilot Bonded R&D Enterprise, and an Outstanding Enterprise in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone.


USP–Brazil supports public health in Brazil and in the many countries to which Brazil exports pharmaceutical products through collaborative testing of USP reference standards, direct-to-customer technical service, support and testing for USP Verification programs, and developing and delivering education and training programs.