1.06400 SAFC

Sodium chloride


Synonym: Halite

  • CAS Number 7647-14-5

  • Linear Formula NaCl

  • Molecular Weight 58.44

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3534976

  •  MDL number MFCD00003477

  •  EC Index Number 231-598-3



Related Categories APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) and Excipients, Biopharmaceutical Process Development and Manufacturing, Excipients, Liquid Dosage Forms, Mineral Salts,
Agency/Method   BP
  Ph Eur
Quality Level   500
vapor pressure   1.3 hPa ( 865 °C)
product line   Emprove® Essential
form   liquid
potency   3000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >10000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
pH   4.5-7.0 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
bp   1461 °C/1013 hPa
mp   801 °C (lit.)
solubility   358 g/L
density   2.17 g/cm3 at 20 °C
bulk density   1140 kg/m3
SMILES string   [Na+].[Cl-]
InChI   1S/ClH.Na/h1H;/q;+1/p-1
storage conditions   Store at +5°C to +30°C.


Analysis Note

Assay (argentometric; calculated on dried substance): 99.5 - 100.5 %
Identity: passes test
Appearance of solution: passes test
Acidity or alkalinity: passes test
Bromide (Br): ≤ 0.005 %
Ferrocyanides: passes test
Iodide (I): passes test
Nitrite (NO₂) (UV-absorption 354nm; 1cm; 10%; water): ≤ 0.01
Phosphate (PO₄): ≤ 0.0025 %
Sulfate (SO₄): ≤ 0.0200 %
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 0.0005 %
As (Arsenic): ≤ 0.0001 %
Ba (Barium): passes test
Ca (Calcium): ≤ 0.002 %
K (Potassium): ≤ 0.01 %
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.0002 %
Magnesium and alkaline-earth metals (as Ca): ≤ 0.0100 %
Residual solvents (ICH Q3C): excluded by the manufacturing process
Loss on drying (105 °C, 2 h): ≤ 0.5 %
Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
Corresponds to Ph Eur, BP, USP

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