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551-16-6 - 6-Aminopenicillanic acid, 98% - 6-APA - A13056 - Alfa Aesar

A13056 6-Aminopenicillanic acid, 98%

CAS Number
551-16-6
Synonyms
6-APA

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 39.04
50g 136.99
250g 607.70
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6-Aminopenicillanic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00005176
EINECS
208-993-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H12N2O3S
Formula Weight
216.26
Melting point
200° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water and hydrochoric acid.

Applications

6-Aminopenicillanic acid is the basic unit in penicillin’s, which is obtained from the fermentation brew of the Penicillium mold. It acts as a starting material for the preparation of many semisynthetic penicillins. Further, it serves as apharmaceutical intermediate. In addition to this, it is used in antibiotics research and experimental application.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Galaction, A. I.; Matran, R. M.; Turnea, M.; Blaga, A. C.; Caşcaval, D. Engineering Aspects Of Penicillin G Transfer And Conversion To 6-Aminopenicillanic Acid In A Bioreactor With A Mobile Bed Of Immobilized Penicillin Amidase. Chem. Eng. Commun. 2014, 201 (12), 1568-1581.

Khan, B.; Minhaz, A.; Ali, I.; Nadeem, S.; Yousuf, S.; Ishaq, M.; Shah, M. R. Fluorescent supramolecular tweezers for selective recognition of cephradine. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56 (4), 581-585.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334-H317

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P285-P261-P280-P342+P311-P363-P304+P341-P321-P333+P313-P302+P352-P501a

In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,458
Beilstein
15080
Harmonized Tariff Code
2941.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XH8225000

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