Octinoxate

Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to the alternate CAS RN 83834-59-7. Octinoxate (also known as octylmethoxycinnamate, 2-ethylhexyl 4-methoxycinnamate, and ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate) is a cinnamate ester and common ingredient in sunscreen and other skin care products to minimize deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) photodamage. It was originally developed as an organic ultraviolet (UV)-B filter that absorbs UV-B rays from the sun. It is often combined with nanoparticles or other water-resistant liposomes in formulations to increase the localization at the epidermis and decrease the risk of percutaneous absorption. Its use in pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulations and is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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.

Octinoxate

CAS Registry Number:
5466-77-3
Trade names:
Eucerin , Meijer , Sumadan Wash, Eusolex  2292, Uvinul  MC 80
Cost:
$679 USD

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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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