» Dextrose Excipient is a sugar usually obtained by hydrolysis of starch. It contains one molecule of water of hydration.
Packaging and storage Preserve in well-closed containers.
Labeling Label it to indicate that it is not intended for parenteral use.
Specific rotation 781S: between +52.5 and +53.5.
Test solution: 100 mg per mL, in 0.012 N ammonium hydroxide.
Water 921 Dry it at 105 for 16 hours: it loses between 7.5% and 9.5% of its weight, determined by the Gravimetric Method.
Other requirements It responds to the Identification test and meets the requirements of the tests for Color of solution, Acidity, Residue on ignition, Chloride, Sulfate, Arsenic, Heavy metals, Dextrin, and Soluble starch, sulfites under Dextrose.