DOCUSATE SODIUM USP
White, wax - like plastic solid, having a characteristic odor suggestive of octyl alcohol, but no odor of other solvents.
Very soluble in solvent hexane; freely soluble in alcohol and in glycerin; sparingly soluble in water
Identification By IR
The IR absorption spectrum of the film exhibits maxima only at the same wavelengths as that of a similar preparation of USP Docusate Sodium Reference Standard.
Not less than 99.0% and Not more than 100.5 % (anhydrous basis) as per USP Standard.
|5.1 Inorganic Impurities|
|Residue on ignition||Between 15.5% and 16.5%, Calculated on the anhydrous basis.|
|Heavy metals||Not more than 10 ppm|
|5.2 Organic Impurities|
|Limit Of Bis (2-ethylhexyl) MALEATE||Not more than 0.4%|
|Water Determination||Not more than 2.0%|
|Clarity Of Solution||The Sample solution does not develop a haze within 24 hours.|
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