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Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide

Test Specification...BP
Appearance White or almost white, amorphous or granular powder.
Identification

Test A

Test B

Test C

Test D

1. Ultraviolet and visible absorption spectrophotometry

2. Infrared absorption spectrophotometry

3. Specified test. A red color develops which quickly darkens and becomes dark violet within 5 min.

Specified test. A solution gives reaction of benzoates

Solubility Practically insoluble in water, soluble in acetone, soluble in methylene chloride with the separation of water, slightly soluble in ethanol (96%).

It loses water rapidly on exposure to air with a risk of explosion.

Acidity Specified test.
Related substances:

1.impurity A

2.impurity B

3.impurity C

4.unspecified impurities

1. Not more than 0.25%

2. Not more than 1.5%

3. Not more than 0.25%

4. Not more than 0.10%

Chlorides Not more than 0.4%
Assay:

1. Dibenzoyl peroxide

2. Water

1. Not less than 70.0% and not more than 77.0%

2. Not less than 20.0%

Test Specification...IP
Appearance White or almost white, amorphous or granular powder.
Identification

Test A

Test B

Test C

Test D

1. Specified Test

2. Infrared absorption spectrophotometry

3. Specified test. A gas is evolved and solution becomes red.

4. Specified test. A solution gives reaction of benzoates

Solubility Practically insoluble in water, soluble in acetone, soluble in methylene chloride with the separation of water, slightly soluble in ethanol (96%).

It loses water rapidly on exposure to air with a risk of explosion.

Acidity Specified test.
Related substances:

1. impurity A

2. impurity B

3. impurity C

4. unspecified impurities

1. Not more than 0.25%

2. Not more than 1.5%

3. Not more than 0.25%

4. Not more than 0.1%

Chlorides Not more than 0.4%
Assay:

1. Dibenzoyl peroxide

2. Water

1. Not less than 70.0% and not more than 77.0%

2. Not less than 20.0%

Test Specification...USP
Appearance White, granular powder, having a characteristic odor
Identification

Test A

Test B

1. Thin-Layer Chromatographic

2. Specified test

Solubility Soluble in acetone, in chloroform, and in ether; sparingly soluble in water and in alcohol..
Organic Impurities The area of any individual peak other than the principal peak is NMT 1.5% of the total area. The sum of the areas of all peaks other than the principal peak is NMT 2.0% of the total area.
Residual Solvents Meets the requirement
Assay Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide contains not less than 90.0% and not more than 110.0% of the labeled amount of C14H10O4. It contains a minimum of 20% of water

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
GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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