Dimethyl dicarbonate (DMDC), also known as dimethyl pyrocarbonate, is an organooxygen compound. It is functionally related to a carbonic acid. Dimethyl dicarbonate (DMDC) is used as a cold sterilization agent for soft drinks and wines. It has a broad antimicrobial range of action against yeasts, mold fungi, and bacteria. Therapeutic indication data with DMDC have not been located. Dimethyl dicarbonate (DMDC), like diethyl dicarbonate, has broad antimicrobial activity against yeasts, mold fungi, and bacteria. The inactivation of microorganisms has proved to be strongly related to the inactivation of enzymes by protein modification, mainly through reaction with nucleophilic groups (imidazoles, amines, thiols).
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), as well as PIC/S and ANVISA requirements, and to obtain the following information:
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Affygility Solutions’ OEL Fastrac service is an user-friendly system that enables us to make confident decisions and focus on moving the compound safely through our facility. We can quickly access the database to determine if a new drug is within the OEL Fastrac library, and if so, immediately download a detailed OEL banding report. The OEL Fastrac system has been a helpful tool in our overall EH&S program.