British Approved Names (BAN)
Incorporating International Nonproprietary Names
British Pharmacopoeia Commission
British Approved Names are short, distinctive names selected in accordance with the Guiding Principles for substances the systematic chemical or other scientific names of which are too complex for convenient general use. British Approved Names are devised or selected by the British Pharmacopoeia Commission and published by the Health Ministers on the recommendation of the Commission of Human Medicines to provide a list of names of substances or articles referred to in section 100 of the Medicines Act 1968.Purchase the British Approved Names 2007
Published Dec 2006 by TSO
British Approved Names 2007: Supplement No. 4
This supplement includes details of names that have been issued since the publication of British Approved Names (BAN) 2007.
Published August 2010 by TSO