Esculin

Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to esculin sodium (CAS RN 96997-92-1) methylesculin (CAS RN 20186-29-2) and Esculin sesquihydrate (CAS RN 66778-17-4). Esculin (also known as aesculin) belongs to the family of glycosyl compounds. These are carbohydrate derivatives in which a sugar group is bonded through its anomeric carbon A to another group via a C-, S-, N-, O-, or Se- glycosidic bond. It is found in barley and is also a glucoside that naturally occurs in the horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), California Buckeye (Aesculus californica), and in daphnin (the dark green resin of Daphne mezereum). As a medication, esculin is sometimes used as a vasoprotective agent. Esculin is also used in a microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of bacterial species (especially Enterococci and Listeria), as all strains of Group D Streptococci hydrolyze esculin in 40% bile.

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.

Please note: Due to the complexity and amount of studies regarding this compound—a Natural Health Product—increased cost is charged.

Esculin

CAS Registry Number:
531-75-9
Trade names:
Proctol®, Proctosedyl®, Proctosone®.
Natural Health Product:
Yes
Cost:
$1,399 USD

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Why do you need this OEL Fastrac monograph?

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:

  • The numerical OEL and control band assignment needed to determine the level of required engineering controls and personal protective equipment
  • A listing of all cited references utilized in the derivation of the OEL and ADE
  • An expert review and discussion with respect to the critical endpoints of concern, the rationale for the choice of endpoints, and dose that is to be used in the derivation of the ADE (PDE), as required by the EMA's Guideline on setting health-based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities

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