Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol, also known as isopropanol and 2-propanol, is an isomer of 1-propanol. Isopropyl alcohol is a colorless, flammable liquid with a pleasant odor resembling rubbing alcohol and a slightly bitter taste. Isopropanol is a raw material used for the synthesis of acetone, glycerin, and other chemicals. It is also used as a solvent for oils, gums, creosote, and resins, and as a deicing agent for liquid fuels. A 70% solution of isopropanol in water is widely used as rubbing alcohol. It is also found in skin lotions, hair care and shaving products, some home aerosols, and pharmaceuticals. Isopropanol is also used in perfumes, soaps, and window cleaners. It is used in foods as a synthetic flavoring adjuvant and in nonalcoholic beverages, candy, and baked goods. For medical purposes, it is used as an antiseptic, disinfectant, in various liniments, tinctures, tonics, and as a bathing solution for surgical sutures and dressings.

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.

Isopropyl Alcohol

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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), 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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