Glycine BP




Chemical Formula C2H5No2
Molecular Weight 75.07 gms
Characteristics A white crystalline powder; odourless or almost odourless.
Identification As per BP
Solubility Soluble in 4 parts of water; very slightly soluble in ethanol(96%) and in ether.
Acidity pH (5% w/v solution) : 5.9 to 6.3
Ammonium compounds N.M.T. 200 Ppm
Chloride N.M.T. 70 Ppm
Heavy metals N.M.T.10 Ppm
Readily carbonisable substances As per BP
Loss on drying N.M.T. 0.2%
Sulphated ash N.M.T. 0.1%
Assay (Dried) 99.0 % to 101.0%