Barium Sulfate Tablets
» Barium Sulfate Tablets are flat-sided disks between 11.5 mm and 13.5 mm in diameter and contain not less than 90.0 percent and not more than 110.0 percent of the labeled amount of BaSO4.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-closed containers.
Identification— A portion of powdered Tablets, equivalent to about 0.6 g, respond to Identification tests A and B under Barium Sulfate.
Disintegration 701: not less than 10 minutes and not more than 30 minutes.
Uniformity of dosage units 905: meet the requirements.
Assay— Powder a number of Tablets, equivalent to 0.6 g, and proceed as directed in the Assay under Barium Sulfate.
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Monograph Ian DeVeau, Ph.D.
Director, Veterinary Drugs and Radiopharmaceuticals
(RMI05) Radiopharmaceuticals and Medical Imaging Agents 05
701 Margareth R.C. Marques, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
(BPC05) Biopharmaceutics05
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