For determining moisture loss on drying in tablets, troches, or capsules.
·Manufactured from 33 expansion, low extractable borosilicate glass conforming to USP Type I and ASTM E438, Type I, Class A requirements
Sample is weighed, transferred to the flask and placed in a vacuum oven. Drying is done in the oven at a temperature of 60 °C and a pressure of 5 mm or less of mercury for three hours. The percent of loss is then calculated.