Polihexanide is a mixture of polybiguanides with various applications. It is used in cosmetics, and as an antiseptic agent with antibacterial antiviral properties, an algicide, a fungicide, a regulator, a sanitizer, a microbiocide. It is intended for use on kitchen countertops and other areas of food preparation, as a hard surface disinfectant, in swimming pools, as an indoor non-food preservative, as a terrestrial non-food preservative, in disinfectant wipes, in cosmetics and in agricultural applications. For bacteria, the lethal action is loss of essential cellular components as a direct consequence of cytoplasmic membrane damage. Polihexanide kills cells of all types.
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), and to obtain the following information:
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Affygility Solutions’s 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.