1.37017 SAFC

Sodium chloride


  • CAS Number 7647-14-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) ClNa

  • Molecular Weight 58.44

  •  EC Index Number 231-598-3



packaging   1 kg in Plastic bottle (1370171000)
  100 kg in Drypour - Plastic drum (1370179100)
  12 kg in Bucket, plastic (1370179012)
  25 kg in Double PE Sack (1370179029)
  3 x 1 kg in Fibre case (1370170001)
  5 kg in Plastic bottle (1370175000)
potency   >10000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
  3000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
storage conditions   Store at +5°C to +30°C.
grade   BP
  Ph Eur
bp   1461 °C/1013 hPa
vapor pressure   1.3 hPa ( 865 °C)
density   2.17 g/cm3 at 20 °C
mp   801 °C
pH   4.5-7.0 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
bulk density   1140 kg/m3


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): ≤ 0.0003 %
Al (Aluminium): ≤ 0.00002 %
As (Arsenic): ≤ 0.0001 %
Ba (Barium): passes test
Ca (Calcium): ≤ 0.002 %
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.0002 %
K (Potassium): ≤ 0.01 %
Magnesium and alkaline-earth metals (as Ca): ≤ 0.0100 %
Residual solvents (ICH Q3C): excluded by production process
Loss on drying (105 °C, 2 h): ≤ 0.5 %
Endotoxins (kinetic turbidimetric test): ≤ 2.5 I.U./g
Microbiological purity(Total aerobic microbial count (TAMC)): ≤ 100.0 CFU/g
Microbiological purity(Total yeast and mould count (TYMC)): ≤ 100.0 CFU/g
DNases (Exo- and endonucleases) (not detectable): passes test
RNases (not detectable): passes test
Proteases (not detectable): passes test
Nicking Activity (not detectable): passes test
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,JP,USP

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