Licorice (also known as liquorice) extract is one of the oldest herbal remedies, which is extracted from the root of the licorice plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra). The primary active compound is glycyrrhizin. Licorice extract is used in traditional Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Greek medicines to soothe an upset stomach, reduce inflammation, treat peptic ulcers and treat upper respiratory problems. Additionally, licorice tea is said to soothe sore throats. Topical gels are used to treat skin conditions including acne and eczema. Licorice root extract is often used to relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as acid reflux and heartburn. Glycyrrhizin, which is an active compound, is used as an emergency remedy in China for acute pituitary failure such as postpartum Sheehan’s syndrome. Glycyrrhiza is used for ulcers, allergies, viral infections, fatigue, hepatoprotection, adrenal disorders, infertility, and numerous hormonal problems. It is used as an expectorant and demulcent.
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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