Please note, this OEL/ADE monograph also applies to tramadol hydrochloride (CAS RN 36282-47-0). Tramadol, an opioid analgesic, is indicated for the management of moderate to moderately severe pain in adults. Tramadol has a dual action of pain relief by acting as both a central opiate agonist and a central nervous system re-uptake inhibitor of norepinephrine and serotonin. (+)-Tramadol and its O-desmethyl metabolite (M1) are selective and weak μ (mu) receptor agonists, which in order, alter the release of nociceptive neurotransmitters. From these two molecules, M1 has 300 times more affinity for this receptor while (+)-tramadol also inhibits serotonin reuptake. On the other hand, (-)-tramadol inhibits norepinephrine reuptake.

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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Brand names:
Ultram®, Ultram ER®, Ryzolt®, Rybix ODT®, FusePaq Synapryn®, ConZip®
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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), 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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