Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate Soluble Powder
» Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate Soluble Powder contains not less than 90.0 percent and not more than 120.0 percent of the labeled amount of bacitracin.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight containers.
Labeling— Label it to indicate that it is for veterinary use only. Label it to state the content of bacitracin in terms of grams per pound, each gram of bacitracin being equivalent to 42,000 Bacitracin Units.
pH 791: between 8.0 and 9.5, in a solution containing 50 mg of specimen per mL.
Loss on drying 731 Dry about 100 mg, accurately weighed, in a capillary-stoppered bottle in vacuum at a pressure not exceeding 5 mm of mercury at 60 for 3 hours: it loses not more than 8.5% of its weight.
Assay— Proceed with Powder as directed in the Assay under Soluble Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate.
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Topic/Question Contact Expert Committee
Monograph Ian DeVeau, Ph.D.
Director, Veterinary Drugs and Radiopharmaceuticals
(VET05) Veterinary Drugs 05
Reference Standards Lili Wang, Technical Services Scientist
USP32–NF27 Page 1622