RUTIN EP

Specifications:

– Loss on drying ……………………………. 5.0% to 8.5%.
– Sulphated ash ……………………………. 0.1% (max.)
– Assay (TBAH)…………………………….. 98.5% to 102.0%.
– Heavy Metal ………………………………. 10 ppm.
– Aspect ……………………………………… Fine yellow powder
– Isoquercetrin (HPLC)…………………….. 2,0% (max.)
– Kaempferol 3-Rutinoside (HPLC) …….. 2,0% (max.)
– Quercetin (HPLC) ……………………….. 2,0% (max.)

Quercetin – 3 -Rutinoside

Therapeutic Category: Decrease capillary fragility

Description: Rutin is a flavanoid obtained by extraction from the vegetable raw material, Dimorphandra mollis. It is produced as a very thin powder of greenish yellow color. In fact very small crystals with a needle form. To obtain anhidrous Rutin the material must be submettid for 12 hr to 110oC and 10mm Hg of pressure.

Anhidrous Rutin becomes brown at 125oC an becomes plastic at 185oC to 192oC. One gram of rutin dissolves in 8.000 to 10.000ml of water, 650ml of ethanol, 200ml of boiling water and around 60ml of boiling ethanol. It is freely soluble in Piridine and in alkaline solutions. Its insoluble in chloroform, ether and benzene.

Packaging: The usual packaging is 25kg net cartoon box with a polyethylene bag inside.

Note: Packaging must be kept well closed and protect from light.

Quality: European Pharmacopeia.