Product Category


ICH-Q7 GMP Manufactured Product

UREA, USP, GMP Excipient Grade

Product Code: UREA-3220 | Previously: UR3220

Intended For Use As An Excipient

Urea is used in biochemistry and molecular biology as a protein denaturant with low UV absorptivity. In addition to increasing solubility of hydrophobic molecules, unfolding proteins and altering their three-dimensional structures, Urea also renatures protein structures. BioSpectra manufactures repurified, GMP Urea in its FDA registered, US facility.

Product Specifications

Alcohol Insoluble Matter 0.04% max.
Appearance and Color White / Crystals
Assay 98.0 - 102.0%
Enzymes   DNase

None Detected

None Detected

None Detected

Heavy Metals 10 ppm max.
Identification A (IR) Passes Test
Identification B Passes Test
  Urea RCA
Impurities Total
≤ 0.1%
≤ 2.0%
≤ 0.1%
Insoluble Matter

0.010% max.

Loss on Drying

1.0% max.

Melting Range 132-135˚C
Residue on Ignition 0.010% max.
 Trace Metals   Arsenic (As)
Copper (Cu)
Iron (Fe)
Lead (Pb)
5 ppm maximum
5 ppm maximum
5 ppm maximum
5 ppm maximum
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Key Compliance Attributes of BioSpectra Grades Bio Excipient Grade ICH-Q7 Compliant Manufactured
Suitable for Research and Diagnostic  
Each Batch 100% Analyzed  
Management of Change  
Validated Analytical Methods  
Compendial Testing  
Trace Metals Analyzed  
Stability Testing Program  
BioSpectra Supply Chain Audit Trail  
Product Origin Statement  
Customer Quality Audits  
Validated Manufacturing Process  
US Manufactured at BioSpectra  
Customized Additional Specifications  
Multi-Compendial Testing  
Low Bioburden Low Endotoxin (LBLE)  
Enzyme Tested  
Suitable for use as Excipient  
Microbial / Endotoxin Tested  
Manufactured in FDA Registered Facility  
Customized Manufacturing Schedule  
Custom Regulatory Packet  
Accelerated Stability  
Video Conference access to BioSpectra Sites  
Complete access to Product Traceability  
Access to Supply Chain Information  
ICH-Q7 Qualified Utilities  
ICH-Q7 Compliant Manufactured  
Type II Drug Master File  

Yes-imageindicates an attribute or level of compliance which is granted or available based on the purchase of the product grade.
Bio Excipient Grade: Intended for use as ICH-Q7 Compliant Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient 
LBLE: LBLE applies when product specifications include requirements for Bioburden Testing (TAMC/TYMC and/or Endotoxin).
LBLE stands for Low Bioburden, Low Endotoxin non-sterile products suitable for further use in parenteral manufacturing and other sterile applications.


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General Product Description:

  • The manufacturing of Urea UREA-3220 is performed at BioSpectra’s Stroudsburg, PA facility and is conducted in a dedicated processing area using only dedicated equipment.
  • Urea is a White Crystalline product.
  • Molecular Formula: CH4N2O
  • Molecular Weight: 60.06 g/mol.
  • CAS Number: 57-13-6.
  • There are no known major food allergens (as defined by FDA and WHO) in the manufacture of this product.
  • BioSpectra certifies that all Urea UREA-3220 manufactured at BioSpectra and its raw materials are not derived from or come in contact with animal parts, products, and/or byproducts.
  • Urea manufactured at BioSpectra and any raw materials used in the manufacture of Urea at BioSpectra are not subject to genetic modification.
  • Synonyms: Carbamide, Carbonyldiamide.

GMP Compliance:

Bio Excipient Grade Urea, UREA-3220 is suitable for use as an excipient. It is manufactured in accordance with the ICH-Q7 Good Manufacturing Practice Guide. This grade of Urea is not suitable to be used as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, Drug Product or Household Item.

Retest Date:

The recommended retest period for Urea is two years from the date of manufacture.

Storage and Shipping Conditions:

  • Ship and Store between 15˚ and 30˚C.
  • Store in clean and dry area.
  • Store in the original container.

Package Sizes:

10kg, 25kg and 50kg pails.

Additional Packaging Information