Hop Humulus lupulus Extract

Hops are the flowers (also called seed cones or strobiles) of the hop plant, Humulus lupulus, a member of the Cannabaceae family of flowering plants. Hops consist mainly of prenylated phloroglucinol derivatives known as alfa-acids or humulones (2 - 12% of dried strobile), principally humulone (35 - 70%), and beta-acids or lupulones (1 - 10% of dried strobile), principally lupulone (30 - 55%). They also contain flavonoids (0.5 - 1.5%) including quercetin and kaempferol glycosides and at least 22 prenylated or geranylated flavonoids, notably the chalcones xanthohumol (up to 1% of the dried strobile and 80 - 90% of total flavonoids), desmethylxanthohumol and dehydrocycloxanthohumol and the flavanones isoxanthohumol, 8-prenylnaringenin (25 - 60 mg/kg) and 6-prenylnaringenin. Other constituents include proanthocyanidins (2 - 4%), phenolic acids, proteins (15%), polysaccharides (40 - 50%) and minerals.

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.

Hop Humulus lupulus Extract

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$1,399 USD


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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