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Chemical Substance - Polysorbate 80

NHPID Name:
Polysorbate 80

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Approved Chemical Name



Toxicity Restriction

Upper Limit:
25.0

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Detail:
Acceptable daily intake up to 25 mg/kg body weight daily as total for polyoxyethylene derivatives

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Roles

Non-medicinal

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General

Detail:
Ophthalmic products with a concentration greater than or equal to 0.2% are considered a non-NHP.

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Non-NHP

Rationale:
A non-NHP because not a naturally occurring substance included in Schedule 1 of the NHP Regulations.
Reference:  NNHPD