Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, also known as hypromellose, is a pharmaceutical aid and excipient indicated for use as an eye lubricant to treat dry, irritated eyes. Hypromellose ophthalmic is also used during eye surgeries to help maintain the shape of the eye and to protect the tissues of the eye from injury. It is used as a thickening agent, coating polymer, bioadhesive, solubility enhancer, and binder in the process of granulation and in modified release tablet formulations. Hypromellose is also used as a food additive.
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.