USP: United States Pharmacopoeia: provides a framework on test methods, specifications and general information for pharmaceutical products.
BP: British Pharmacopoeia: provides a standard for UK pharmaceutical research.
EP: European Pharmacopoeia: provides a standard for European pharmaceutical research.
JP: Japanese Pharmacopoeia: provides a standard for Japanese pharmaceutical research.
EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
USP 71: sterility test typically used for pharmaceutical products or anything that can be injected into the body.
USP Purified Water: passes the USP monograph test for purified water.