Quality assessment of some brands of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) tablets marketed in Uyo, Nigeria

@article{Oladimeji2011QualityAO,
  title={Quality assessment of some brands of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) tablets marketed in Uyo, Nigeria},
  author={O. Oladimeji and Ac Igboasoyi and E. Attih and Sa Udobre and E. Umoh and N. Kalu},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy & Bioresources},
  year={2011},
  volume={7}
}
The quality of some brands of vitamin C tablets marketed in the city of Uyo, Nigeria was assessed. All the ten samples passed the uniformity of weight and disintegration time tests as specified in the British Pharmacopoeia and United States Pharmacopoeia for effervescent, uncoated, dispersible tablets. However, the titrimetric evaluations for the content of active ingredient showed that seven samples contained a chemical equivalent of ascorbic acid within the limits of official specification… Expand