Cefotaxime Sodium Sterile USP 23            

TESTS      SPECIFICATIONS    
Description          White or pale yellow crystalline powder       
Identification            IR Spectrum, HPLC, Na                    
pH     4.5 ~ 6.5             
Loss on drying   NMT 3.0 %                   
Bacterial endotoxins  NMT 0.20 USP EU/                        
Sterility              By USP             
Absorbance of solution NMT 0.20 (430 nm)                   
Clarity                   Clear         
Particulate matter    By USP 23-5               

10 NMT 3000 particles         

25 NMT 300 particles         

Specific optical rotation   +58 ~ +64               
Purity (By HPLC)  1) Each impurity   : NMT 1.0%

2) Sum of all impurity: NMT 1.0%

Assay (By HPLC) 

(As anhydrous basis)

NLT 916 ~ NMT 964 /                   
Storage Conditions: 

To be kept in an airtight container, sealed 

to exclude microorganisms, protected from 

light and stored at a temperature not 

exceeding 5C.