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Heparin sodium

BRP, European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

CAS Number:


pharmaceutical primary standard




pharmaceutical (small molecule)



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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets, has been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia.

For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.


This European Pharmacopoeia reference standard is intended for use only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia. Their suitability for any other use is not guaranteed and is the sole responsibility of the user. This standard is not intended for human or animal use.
Established for use in the:
  • Assay of unfractionated heparin according to the Ph. Eur. General text 2.7.5. with assigned contents of 985 IU/mL for anti-IIa and 995 IU/mL for anti-Xa activities
  • Test for heparin in human antithrombin III according to the Ph. Eur. Monograph 0878 with an assigned content of 1035 IU/mL for sheep plasma clotting assay
  • Assay of protamine sulfate according to the prescriptions of the Ph. Eur. Monograph 0569


Unit quantity: 1.1 mL. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.


Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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