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Dutch term or phrase:w/w
English translation:w/w
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04:47 Mar 27, 2003
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Science / pharmaceutical/chemistry
Dutch term or phrase: 99% w/w vrij van onzuiverheden
Pharmaceutically oriented legal text: door een methode een stof verkrijgen die 99% w/w vrij is van onzuiverheden.
I would like to know what 'w/w' means.
Havona
Netherlands
Local time: 05:12
99% w/w free of impurities
Explanation:
Havano,
The quotation below defines the unit w/w

Regards,
Sandra
(ii) the maximum percentage of the substance contained in a medicinal product calculated in terms of weight in weight(w/w), weight in volume (w/v), volume in weight (v/w) or volume in volume (v/v) as appropriate

http://www.rpsgb.org.uk/pdfs/MEP1-1.pdf.
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Sandra Nortje
South Africa
Local time: 05:12
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599% w/w free of impurities
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99% w/w free of impurities


Explanation:
Havano,
The quotation below defines the unit w/w

Regards,
Sandra
(ii) the maximum percentage of the substance contained in a medicinal product calculated in terms of weight in weight(w/w), weight in volume (w/v), volume in weight (v/w) or volume in volume (v/v) as appropriate

http://www.rpsgb.org.uk/pdfs/MEP1-1.pdf.


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