inert ingredient

inert ingredient

In pharmaceutical manufacturing, any nonreactive substance used to facilitate the manufacturing of pills and other forms of medication.
Synonym: filler (3)
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Department of Agriculture allows the sale of unadulterated vinegar at these concentrations as an inert ingredient.
did not list the inert ingredients or bear the name and percentage by weight of each active and inert ingredient.
While the Sentinel, on the advice of legal counsel who had reviewed state and federal trade secrets laws, did temporarily remove the ingredient list from our Web site after five days, we subsequently, and quickly, published the name of the inert ingredient in follow-up stories and editorials, and then republished the entire list again, based on the judge's ruling in Los Angeles," Miller said, referring Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David Yaffe's rejection of Suterra's request for a temporary restraining order blocking publication of the ingredients.
The three numbers on the bag are the percentages of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium with the total of the three being the total active ingredient; the remaining percentage is the inert ingredient, which is carrier or filler.
Experts are unsure whether chlorpyrifos - the active ingredient in Dursban - or an inert ingredient, or a combination of ingredients may be causing health problems, LaFave said.
The medication may contain a different inert ingredient, however, and it's possible that someone might have a minor side effect from that, but it happens only rarely.
In work published in the 19 January 2009 issue of Chemical Research in Toxicology, Nora Benachour and Gilles-Eric Seralini found that an inert ingredient used as a surfactant, polyethoxylated tallowamine, was more damaging than the active ingredient glyphosate to human umbilical cord, placental, and embryonic cells.
In fact, an inert ingredient "may have biological activity of its own, it may be toxic to humans, and it may be chemically active" (U.
In addition to that, a pesticide composition certificate, containing percentages of active and inert ingredients, issued by a public lab that is approved by the registration authority and meets the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) requirements, must be submitted.
A drug is typically formulated in the iSPERSE matrix using "excipients"--typically inert ingredients like salts that enhance the drug's utility.
This component is combined with other inert ingredients to create the agrochemical formulation used in the market.