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Zinc Sulfate Oral Solution
» Zinc Sulfate Oral Solution contains not less than 90.0 percent and not more than 110.0 percent of the labeled amount of zinc sulfate (ZnSO4·H2O). It may contain one or more suitable flavors and sweeteners.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-closed containers protected from light, and store in a cool, dry place.
Labeling— Label the Oral Solution in terms of zinc sulfate (ZnSO4·H2O) and in terms of elemental zinc.
Identification— The Oral Solution responds to the tests for Zinc 191 and for Sulfate 191.
pH 791: between 2.5 and 4.5.
Specific gravity 841: between 1.18 and 1.24.
Residual solvents 467: meets the requirements.
(Official January 1, 2007)
Assay— Transfer to a 250-mL flask an accurately measured volume of Oral Solution, equivalent to about 99 mg of ZnSO4·H2O. Add 50 mL of water and 10 mL of ammonia–ammonium chloride buffer TS and 0.3 mL of eriochrome black TS, and titrate with 0.05 M edetate disodium VS to a green endpoint. Each mL of 0.05 M edetate disodium is equivalent to 8.973 mg of zinc sulfate (ZnSO4·H2O).USP29
Auxiliary Information— Staff Liaison : Lawrence Evans, III, Ph.D., Scientist
Expert Committee : (DSN05) Dietary Supplements - Non-Botanicals
USP29–NF24 Page 2293
Pharmacopeial Forum : Volume No. 31(2) Page 468
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