(am proe' lee um).
1-[(4-Amino-2-propyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl]-2-methylpyridinium chloride monohydrochloride.
1-[(4-Amino-2-propyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl]-2-picolinium chloride monohydrochloride [121-25-5].
» Amprolium contains not less than 97.0 percent and not more than 101.0 percent of amprolium (C14H19ClN4·HCl), calculated on the dried basis.
Packaging and storage Preserve in well-closed containers.
Labeling Label it to indicate that it is for veterinary use only.
USP Reference standards 11
A: Infrared Absorption 197K: previously dried.
B: Ultraviolet Absorption 197U
Solution: 10 µg per mL.
Medium: 0.1 N hydrochloric acid.
Absorptivities at 246 nm, calculated on the dried basis, do not differ by more than 3.0%.
Loss on drying 731 Dry it at a pressure not exceeding 5 mm of mercury at 100 for 3 hours: it loses not more than 1.0% of its weight.
Diluent Prepare a mixture of 500 mL of water, 450 mL of methanol, and 50 mL of acetonitrile.
Mobile phase Dissolve 6 g of sodium 1-heptanesulfonate in 500 mL of water, add 12 mL of glacial acetic acid, 2.0 mL of triethylamine, 450 mL of methanol, and 50 mL of acetonitrile, and mix. Pass through a suitable filter of 0.5 µm or finer porosity. Make adjustments if necessary (see System Suitability under Chromatography 621).
Standard preparation Dissolve an accurately weighed quantity of USP Amprolium RS in Diluent to obtain a solution having a known concentration of about 0.5 mg per mL.
Assay preparation Transfer about 50 mg of Amprolium, accurately weighed, to a 100-mL volumetric flask, add Diluent to volume, and mix.
Resolution solution Prepare a solution in Diluent containing about 0.5 mg of USP Amprolium RS and 0.2 mg of 2-picoline per mL.
Chromatographic system (see Chromatography 621) The liquid chromatograph is equipped with a 254-nm detector and a 4.6-mm × 25-cm column containing packing L13. The flow rate is about 0.6 mL per minute. Chromatograph the Resolution solution, and record the responses as directed for Procedure: the resolution, R, between amprolium and 2-picoline is not less than 7; the column efficiency determined from the amprolium peak is not less than 6500 theoretical plates; the tailing factor for the analyte peak is not more than 2.3; and the relative standard deviation of the amprolium responses for replicate injections is not more than 1.0%.
Procedure Separately inject equal volumes (about 10 µL) of the Standard preparation and the Assay preparation into the chromatograph, record the chromatograms, and measure the areas for the major peaks. Calculate the quantity, in mg, of amprolium (C14H19ClN4·HCl) in the portion of Amprolium taken by the formula:
100C(rU / rS)in which C is the concentration, in mg per mL, of USP Amprolium RS in the Standard preparation; and rU and rS are the amprolium peak responses obtained from the Assay preparation and the Standard preparation, respectively.
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