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VCF2072 - Formulation Chemistry II B

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Victorian College of Pharmacy

Leader: Dr Richard Prankerd


Parkville Second semester 2007 (Day)


Stability. Chemical stability - rate processes and rate constants, complex reactions, physicochemical effects on rates, pH rate profiles, hydrolysis of esters and amides, epimerization, dehydration, oxidation, photolysis. Physical stability - water absorption, non-chemical loss, transitions of crystalline state, particle size changes.


Examination (2.5 hours)


All 1st year B.Form. Sci units