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Dextran 40

Dextran 40 United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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NA.24

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pharmaceutical primary standard

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dextran

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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 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.

Dextran 40 is primarily composed of glucose units linked together, with the predominant type of linkage being α-1:6. It is obtained through controlled breakdown and separation of certain polysaccharides that are synthesized when certain strains of Leuconostoc mesenteroides bacteria ferment sucrose. Dextran 40 has a weight average molecular weight within the range of 35,000 to 45,000.

Application

Dextran 40 USP reference standard for use in specified quality tests and assays.

Also used to prepare a system suitability solution during optical and specific rotation of Dextran 40 by liquid chromatography method coupled to a Refractive index detector.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

This product is part of the USP Biologics program.
Sales restrictions may apply.

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Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

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WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
United States Pharmacopeia, 47(5), 1309-1309 (2022)

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