Salicylamide has antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory effects similar to those of salicylate. It is used in the treatment of minor aches and pains. It is used in over-the-counter medications in combination with other drugs including aspirin, caffeine, and acetaminophen. Salicylamide acts as an anti-inflammatory agent (non-steroidal in nature). In addition to antiinflammatory actions, it also has analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions. This occurs by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis accounts for the analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions. Other mechanisms may contribute to the anti-inflammatory effects.
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.