Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis or Oenothera lamarckiana) is a biennial weed of the Onagraceae family, native to North America and found in parts of Asia and Europe. It has large fragrant yellow blooms that open all evening. It thrives under adverse climactic conditions, in dunes, sandy soils, roadways, meadows, ground wastes or open areas. The entire plant is edible. The flowers are added in salads, while the leaves are eaten like greens and the roots are boiled like potatoes. It is primarily a minor oilseed crop used to produce the dietary supplement evening primrose oil. Oenothera biennis is grown commercially in more than 30 countries.
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.
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.