PHENIDONE

REFERENCE No: 135 – 11 – 006 -00.

A. FORMULA : C9H10ON2                                                        F.Wt. : 162.19           

B. OTHER NAMES :

            1 – phenyl 1 – 3 – pyrazolidone.

C. SPECIFICATIONS

1.

Appearance

White or light tan crystals crystalline powder free from lumps and external visible impurities.

2.

Clarity of 0.8% solution in warm water at 600C.

Clear light orange coloured free from any suspended matter.

3.

Matter insoluble in chloroform   (Max)

0.1 %

4.

Solubility in alkaline sulphite solution

To pass test

5.

Assay            (Min)

98.5 %

6.

Melting point

119 – 1230C

7.

Volatile matter at 650C  (Max)

0.1 %

8.

Residue after ignition  (Max)

0.1 %

9.

Iron as Fe    (max)

0.005 %

10.

Heavy metals as pb  (Max)

0.001 %

11.

Transmittance of 0.8% aqueous solution between 400 – 465 millimicron     (Min)

72 %

12.

Practical test

Passes the test

D. QUANTITY OF SAMPLE REQUIRED FOR TEST : 500 gms.

E. MODE OF PACKING

           Packed in double polythene bags each 200 gauge, heat sealed separately and kept in a fiber drum, top covered and sealed.  The final packing should withstand hazards in transit.  All packaging in direct contact with contents shall be photographically inert.