Phosphoric acid is widely used, including pharmaceuticals, various cleaning products found in an industrial and residential settings, fertilizers, pesticides, hair coloring products, and pet shampoo products. In dentistry, it is indicated to be used as an etching solution to clean and roughen surfaces of teeth where dental appliances or fillings will be placed. Phosphoric acid is widely used as an acidifying agent in various pharmaceutical formulations. It is used agriculturally in both fertilizers and animal feed supplements. Additionally, it is used as an acidifying/buffering agent to lower pH of spray solutions to prevent decomposition of alkaline-sensitive insecticides due to hydrolyzation. Phosphoric acid is also used as a descaler to remove scales and oxides from metal in various food processing equipment.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API).
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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Affygility Solutions’ OEL Fastrac service is an user-friendly system that enables us to make confident decisions and focus on moving the compound safely through our facility. We can quickly access the database to determine if a new drug is within the OEL Fastrac library, and if so, immediately download a detailed OEL banding report. The OEL Fastrac system has been a helpful tool in our overall EH&S program.