Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to glucosamine base (CAS RN 3416-24-8). Glucosamine hydrochloride is marketed as a supplement that is indicated for the support of the structure and function of joints, usually in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Since glucosamine is a precursor for the creation of glycosaminoglycans, and glycosaminoglycans are a major component of joint cartilage and forming cartilage tissue in the body, supplemental glucosamine may help to rebuild cartilage and treat arthritis; glucosamine is also present in tendons and ligaments. Glucosamine must be synthesized by the body, but the ability to do this declines with age; therefore, glucosamine and its salts have been advocated in the treatment of rheumatic disorders including osteoarthritis.
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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