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Bismuth Subsalicylate

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white powder.
Identification Test A) Test B) A) Specified test. It gives reactions of salicylates B) It gives reaction of Bismuth
Solubility Practically insoluble in water and in alcohol. It dissolves in mineral acids with decomposition.
Acidity Specified test.
Chlorides Not more than 200 ppm
Nitrates Not more than 0.4%
Copper Not more than 50 ppm
Lead Not more than 20 ppm
Silver Not more than 25 ppm
Soluble bismuth Not more than 40 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0 %
Assay Not less than 56.0% to not more than 59.4% of Bi (Ar 209.0) (dried substance).
Test Specification...USP
Descriptions It occurs as fine to off-white, microcrystalline, odorless, tasteless powder.
Identification Test A Test B Test C (a) Infrared Absorption (b) Test for Bismuth: Meets the requirements
Solubility Practically insoluble in water, in alcohol, and in ether.
Arsenic Not more than 10 ppm
Limit of Copper, Lead, and Silver Not more than 10 ppm
Limit of Soluble Bismuth Not more than 40 ppm
Limit of Nitrate Not more than 0.4 %
Limit of Free Salicylic Acid Not more than 0.2 %
pH Between 2.7–5.0
Loss on Drying Not more than 1.0 %
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 56.0 % to not more than 59.4 % on dried basis.

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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