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Simethicone

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
α-(Trimethylsilyl)-ω-methylpoly[oxy(dimethylsilylene)] mixture with silicon dioxide, Antifoam A, Antifoam AF
CAS Number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

simethicone

manufacturer/tradename

USP

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

InChI

1S/C6H18O2Si2.O2Si/c1-7-10(5,6)8-9(2,3)4;1-3-2/h1-6H3;

InChI key

AMTWCFIAVKBGOD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Simethicone comprises a combination of linear siloxane polymers that are fully methylated and consist of repeating units represented by the formula [–(CH3)2SiO–]n. The polymer is further stabilized using trimethylsiloxy end-blocking units denoted by the formula [(CH3)3SiO–], along with silicon dioxide.

Application

Simethicone USP reference standard suitable for use in specified USP compendial tests and assays.

Also used to prepare standard solutions for impurity analysis in Simethicone using the IR technique according to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) monograph.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

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Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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H N Kim et al.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America, 20(3), 437-448 (2010-07-27)
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Benoit Coffin et al.
Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology, 35(6-7), 494-499 (2011-04-12)
A simethicone, activated charcoal and magnesium oxide combination (Carbosymag(®)) has been used for almost 20 years in functional dyspepsia, but there is limited scientific evidence of efficacy. We evaluated the efficacy of Carbosymag(®) in 18- to 49-year-old patients with functional
Annie Chan et al.
Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, 41 Online, e1-e2 (2010-11-09)
The authors describe retinal findings in an immature infant consuming simethicone, a common over-the-counter drug used in the treatment of colic. The lesions are most consistent with an embolic phenomenon possibly from systemic absorption of a medication such as simethicone.
Suriya Keeratichananont et al.
Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet, 93(8), 892-897 (2010-08-20)
Simethicone improves endoscopic visibility and diagnostic accuracy during colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy. Nevertheless, there have been limited data on its usefulness in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). To evaluate the effectiveness of simethicone on enhancing endoscopic visibility in patients undergoing EGD. 121 patients
Sita V Jansen et al.
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology, 23(10), 897-902 (2011-09-09)
A good bowel preparation is essential for optimal visualization of the large intestine. Several preparations with a difference in composition and volume are available. We compared five methods for bowel cleansing quality and patients' acceptability. Adult ambulatory outpatients scheduled for

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