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Active Ingredient

Any component that provides pharmacological activity or other direct effect in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, or affects the structure or any function of the body of man or animals.

ac·tive in·gre·di·ent

(ak'tiv in-grē'dē-ĕnt)
Any component of a pharmaceutical product that exerts pharmacologic activity.
Synonym(s): active pharmaceutical ingredient.

active ingredient

the chemically active part of a manufactured product such as a HERBICIDE, the remainder being inert.
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The union continues to push for the expected 15-year authorisation of the active substance glyphosate on behalf of its farmer members.
Insect repellent active substance IR3535 will be included on a list of approved substances within the EU Biocidal Products Regulation as of Nov.
This means in practice that Switzerland will not have to issue a written confirmation for each consignment of active substance for medicinal product for human use imported into the EU as of 2 July 2013.
Moreover, the ECHA will be in charge of coordinating the necessary organisational and technical tasks for the evaluation of all requests to add an active substance to Annex I (the Community list of active substances), which thus far have been the responsibility of the Commission's research centre.
Dow Microbial Control, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company, has announced that its active substance DCOIT(4,5-Dichloro-2-octyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one) has been recommended by the EU Competent Authority for approval and inclusion into the Annex I of the Biocidal Products Directive for Product Type 21: antifouling products.
The active substance is defined by the EU guidelines as a raw material, intermediate, or an active substance that is used in the production of an active substance, and that is incorporated as a significant structural fragment into the structure of the active substance.
The active substance is defined by the EU guidelines as "a raw material, intermediate, or an active substance that is used in the production of an active substance, and that is incorporated as a significant structural fragment into the structure of the active substance.
If their metabolic activity declines over the next day or two, the active substance was able to kill the tumour cells and the drug is effective.
Rapinyl is based on Orexo's unique proprietary technology for sublingual administration, where a tablet is placed under the tongue and rapidly disintegrates into ordered mucoadhesive units of the active substance.
The active substance and placebo solutions were indistinguishable in appearance.
Kyowa Hakko screened and isolated a microorganism producing a substance with the target function and created KW-2401(UCN-01) in-house from an active substance in the fermentation products of the microorganism.
Flusilazole: Use as a fungicide until June 2008, on cereals, rape seed, sugar beet and maize, at a maximum of 200g active substance per hectare; and