Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to medetomidine hydrochloride (CAS RN 86347-15-1) and medetomidine dihydrochloride (CAS RN Not Available). Medetomidine is an α2-adrenoreceptor agonist with sedative, muscle relaxant, and analgesic properties used for restraint, sedation and analgesia associated with clinical examinations and procedures, minor surgery, and pre-anesthesia for veterinary use (cats and dogs). Medetomidine may be used in combination with butorphanol for sedation, analgesia, and as a premedicant to thiopentone anesthesia in dogs. Medetomidine also may be used in combination with butorphanol for sedation and analgesia, combined with both butorphanol and ketamine for general anesthesia, and as a premedication before alfaxalone/alfadolone for general anesthesia in cats.

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.


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Cepetor®, Placadine®, Domitor®, and Sedator®
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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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