Packaging and storage
Preserve in well-closed containers.
Label it to indicate that it is not intended for parenteral use.
Specific rotation 781S:
100 mg per mL, in 0.012 N ammonium hydroxide.
Dry it at 105
for 16 hours: it loses between 7.5% and 9.5% of its weight, determined by the Gravimetric Method.
It responds to the Identification test and meets the requirements of the tests for Color of solution, Acidity, Residue on ignition, Chloride, Sulfate, Arsenic, Heavy metals, Dextrin, and Soluble starch, sulfites under Dextrose.