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Sodium cromoglicate for system suitability

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Cromoglycic acid, Cromoglycate, Cromolyn sodium salt
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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 have 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.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cromolyn blocks the release of histamine and other pro-inflammatory mediators from mast cells.


Unit quantity: 20 mg. 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.


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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids



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Eyal Zur
International journal of pharmaceutical compounding, 16(5), 386-393 (2012-10-18)
Sodium cromoglicate (cromolyn sodium) is a very well-known medicine that has been used for many years for various allergic conditions. The topical use of this medicine is less known, and there are no commercial medicines of cream, gel, or lotion...
Lindsey L Kennedy et al.
Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology, 94(12), 1406-1418 (2014-11-05)
Cholangiopathies are characterized by dysregulation of the balance between biliary growth and loss. We have shown that histamine (HA) stimulates biliary growth via autocrine mechanisms. To evaluate the paracrine effects of mast cell (MC) stabilization on biliary proliferation, sham or...
Fuat Bicer et al.
American journal of physiology. Renal physiology, 308(2), F103-F113 (2014-09-12)
The cause of chronic pelvic pain in interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS) remains unclear; autoimmunity is a possible etiology. We have recently shown that injection of a single immunogenic peptide of uroplakin 3A (UPK3A 65-84) induces experimental autoimmune cystitis (EAC)...
Yuan-yuan Ma et al.
Inflammation research : official journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et al.], 63(7), 527-537 (2014-03-08)
Mast cell (MC) degranulation can break peripheral immune tolerance. However, its mechanism remains unclear. Our goal was to study the stabilization of MC membranes by heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) in order to influence dendritic cell (DC) function. Mast cells and dendritic...
Craig M McKittrick et al.
Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 35(4), 638-647 (2015-01-08)
Blood brain barrier (BBB) breakdown and neuroinflammation are key events in ischemic stroke morbidity and mortality. The present study investigated the effects of mast cell deficiency and stabilization on BBB breakdown and neutrophil infiltration in mice after transient middle cerebral...

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