Icodextrin

Icodextrin is a large molecular weight glucose polymer fraction used for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) of diabetic patients and automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) for patients with end-stage renal disease. Icodextrin is dextrin, a glucose polymer, with more than 85% of its molecules with molecular weights between 1640 and 45000, and a weight-average molecular weight of about 20000 (martindale). Icodextrin functions as a colloid osmotic agent to achieve ultrafiltration during long peritoneal dialysis dwell. Icodextrin acts in the peritoneal cavity by exerting osmotic pressure across small intercellular pores resulting in transcapillary ultrafiltration throughout the dwell. It also contains electrolytes to help normalize electrolyte balance and lactate to help normalize acid-base status.

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.

Icodextrin

CAS Registry Number:
337376-15-5
Trade name:
Extraneal®
Cost:
$639 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), 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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