Clioquinol is a halogenated hydroxyquinoline, anti-amebic agent indicated topically for the treatment of skin infections and orally for the treatment of intestinal amoebiasis. Clioquinol has been investigated for its action as a chelator of copper and zinc in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Clioquinol exerts bacteriostatic rather than bactericidal action. However, the precise mechanism of action is not known. It is suggested that clioquinol acts as a metal chelator and has been characterized as having neuroprotection and neurogenerative benefits.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value.
OEL Fastrac monographs are a cost-effective and convenient way to meet the requirements for PDEs (ADEs) contained in the EMA Guideline on setting health based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities (EMA/CHMP/CVMP/SWP/169430/2012), and to obtain the following information:
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