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USP 40 Official Monographs / Eugenol 4125

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Analysis


PACKAGING AND STORAGE: Preserve in single-dose or mul- Samples: Sample solution and Blank
tiple-dose containers of Type I glass. [NOTEIdentify any peaks from the Sample solution that
LABELING: Label it to indicate that it must be diluted with correspond to those in the Blank by their retention
suitable parenteral vehicle before intravenous infusion. times.]
USP REFERENCE STANDARDS 11 Calculate the percentage of eucalyptol (C10H18O) in the
USP Endotoxin RS portion of Eucalyptol taken:
USP Etoposide RS
USP Etoposide Resolution Mixture RS Result = (rU/rT) 100
rU = peak response of eucalyptol from the Sample
solution
rT = sum of all peak responses from the Sample
solution, other than the responses
.

Eucalyptol corresponding to those of the Blank


Acceptance criteria: 98.0%100.0%
IMPURITIES
LIMIT OF PHENOLS
Analysis 1: Shake 5 mL with 5 mL of sodium hydroxide
C10H18O 154.25 TS.
1,3,3-Trimethyl-2-oxabicyclo[2.2.2]octane; Acceptance criteria 1: The volume of Eucalyptol is not
1,8-Epoxy-p-menthane [470-82-6]. diminished.
Analysis 2: Shake 1 mL with 20 mL of water and allow
DEFINITION the liquids to separate. To 10 mL of the water layer add
Eucalyptol is obtained from oil of eucalyptus and from other 1 drop of ferric chloride TS.
sources. It contains NLT 98.0% and NMT 100.0% of Acceptance criteria 2: The mixture develops no violet
C10H18O. color.
IDENTIFICATION SPECIFIC TESTS
A. INFRARED ABSORPTION 197F SPECIFIC GRAVITY 841: 0.9210.924
B. Add 1 mL of phosphoric acid to 1 mL of Eucalyptol CONGEALING TEMPERATURE 651: NLT 0
contained in a test tube maintained in an ice bath. A OPTICAL ROTATION, Angular Rotation 781A: 0.5 to
solid white crystalline mass is formed, from which euca- +0.5
lyptol separates upon addition of warm water. DISTILLING RANGE, Method I 721: 174177
REFRACTIVE INDEX 831: 1.4551.460 at 20
ASSAY
PROCEDURE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
PACKAGING AND STORAGE: Preserve in tight containers.

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System suitability solution: 0.2 mg/mL of limonene
and 0.9 mg/mL of USP Eucalyptol RS in methanol USP REFERENCE STANDARDS 11
Sample solution: 0.9 mg/mL of Eucalyptol in methanol USP Eucalyptol RS
Blank: Methanol
Chromatographic system
(See Chromatography 621, System Suitability.)
Mode: GC .

Detector: Flame ionization Eugenol


Column: 0.32-mm 60-m fused-silica capillary col-
umn coated with phase G16
Temperature
Injector port: 250
Detector: 250
Column: See Table 1.
C10H12O2 164.20
Table 1 Phenol, 2-methoxy-4-(2-propenyl)-;
4-Allyl-2-methoxyphenol [97-53-0].
Hold Time
Initial Temperature Final at Final DEFINITION
Temperature Ramp Temperature Temperature Eugenol is obtained from clove oil and from other sources.
() (/min) () (min)
60 6 200 IDENTIFICATION
A. INFRARED ABSORPTION 197F
Split flow rate: 50 mL/min
Carrier gas: Helium IMPURITIES
Column head pressure: 30 psi
Injection size: 1 L Delete the following:
System suitability
Sample: System suitability solution HEAVY METALS, Method II 231: NMT 40 ppm (Official 1-
Suitability requirements
.

Jan-2018)
Resolution: NLT 2.0 between limonene and HYDROCARBONS
eucalyptol Analysis: Dissolve 1 mL in 20 mL of 0.5 N sodium hy-
Column efficiency: NLT 150,000 theoretical plates, droxide in a 50-mL stoppered tube, add 18 mL of
eucalyptol water, and mix.
Acceptance criteria: A clear mixture results immedi-
ately, but it may become turbid when exposed to air.

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4126 Eugenol / Official Monographs USP 40

LIMIT OF PHENOL Sample solution: 0.1 mg/mL of Exemestane in Diluent


Analysis: Shake 1 mL with 20 mL of water. Filter, and Chromatographic system
add 1 drop of ferric chloride TS to 5 mL of the clear (See Chromatography 621, System Suitability.)
filtrate. Mode: LC
Acceptance criteria: The mixture exhibits a transient Detector: UV 247 nm
grayish-green color but not a blue or violet color. Column: 4.6-mm 15-cm; 3-m packing L1
Column temperature: 45
SPECIFIC TESTS Flow rate: 1.0 mL/min
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 841: 1.0641.070 Injection volume: 10 L
DISTILLING RANGE, Method II 721: NLT 95% distills from System suitability
250255 Sample: Standard solution
REFRACTIVE INDEX 831: 1.5401.542 at 20 Suitability requirements
SOLUBILITY IN 70% ALCOHOL: One volume dissolves in 2 Relative standard deviation: NMT 0.73%
volumes of 70% alcohol. Analysis
Samples: Standard solution and Sample solution
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Calculate the percentage of exemestane (C20H24O2) in
PACKAGING AND STORAGE: Preserve in tight, light-resistant the portion of Exemestane taken:
containers.
USP REFERENCE STANDARDS 11 Result = (rU/rS) (CS/CU) 100
USP Eugenol RS
rU = peak response of exemestane from the Sample
solution
rS = peak response of exemestane from the
.

Standard solution
Exemestane CS = concentration of USP Exemestane RS in the
Standard solution (mg/mL)
CU = concentration of Exemestane in the Sample
solution (mg/mL)
Acceptance criteria: 97.0%102.0% on the anhydrous
and solvent-free basis
IMPURITIES
RESIDUE ON IGNITION 281: NMT 0.2%
ORGANIC IMPURITIES
C20H24O2 296.40 Solution A: Water
Androsta-1,4-diene-3,17-dione, 6-methylene-; Solution B: Acetonitrile
6-Methyleneandrosta-1,4-diene-3,17-dione [107868-30-4]. Mobile phase: See Table 2. Return to original condi-
tions and re-equilibrate the system.
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DEFINITION
Exemestane contains NLT 97.0% and NMT 102.0% of ex-
emestane (C20H24O2), calculated on the anhydrous and Table 2
solvent-free basis. Time Solution A Solution B
(min) (%) (%)
IDENTIFICATION
0 75 25
A. INFRARED ABSORPTION 197K
B. The retention time of the major peak of the Sample 30 55 45
solution corresponds to that of the Standard solution, as 40 5 95
obtained in the Assay. 45 5 95

ASSAY Diluent: Acetonitrile and water (3:1)


PROCEDURE System suitability solution: 1 mg/mL of USP Exemes-
Solution A: Water tane RS, 0.01 mg/mL of USP Exemestane Related Com-
Solution B: Acetonitrile pound B RS, and 0.01 mg/mL of USP Exemestane Re-
Mobile phase: See Table 1. lated Compound C RS in Diluent
Sensitivity solution: 0.5 g/mL each of USP Exemes-
Table 1 tane RS, USP Exemestane Related Compound B RS, and
USP Exemestane Related Compound C RS in Diluent
Time Solution A Solution B Standard solution: 5 g/mL of USP Exemestane RS in
(min) (%) (%) Diluent
0 60 40 Sample solution: 1 mg/mL of Exemestane in Diluent.
15 60 40 The concentration is calculated on the anhydrous and
18 10 90 solvent-free basis.
28 10 90 Chromatographic system
(See Chromatography 621, System Suitability.)
30 60 40
Mode: LC
35 60 40 Detector: UV 247 nm
Column: 4.6-mm 25-cm; 3.5-m packing L1
Diluent: Acetonitrile and water (1:1) Column temperature: 40
Standard solution: 0.1 mg/mL of USP Exemestane RS Flow rate: 1.2 mL/min
in Diluent Injection volume: 10 L
System suitability
Samples: System suitability solution, Sensitivity solution,
and Standard solution
Suitability requirements
Resolution: NLT 2.0 between exemestane related
compound B and exemestane related compound C;

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