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35607-66-0 - Cefoxitin, 98% - J66891 - Alfa Aesar

J66891 Cefoxitin, 98%

CAS Number
35607-66-0
Synonyms

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Cefoxitin, 98%

MDL
MFCD00072014
EINECS
252-641-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C16H17N3O7S2
Formula Weight
427.45
Form
Powder
Melting point
149-150°
Boiling Point
843°
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Solubility
Predicted solubility in water is less than 0.2mg/ml

Applications

Cefoxitin is a semisynthetic, broad-spectrum second-generation cephalosporin with antibacterial activity. The activity of cefoxitin results in the weakening of the bacterial cell wall and causes cell lysis. Cefoxitin acts by interfering with cell wall synthesis. Its activity spectrum includes a broad range of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria including anaerobes.

Notes

Research Use only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.

Literature References

H. Knothe.; P. Shah.; V. Krcmery.; M. Antal.; S. Mitsuhashi. Transferable resistance to cefotaxime, cefoxitin, cefamandole and cefuroxime in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae and Serratia marcescens.Infection. 1983, 11 (6),315-317 .

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H317

May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280g-P363-P321-P333+P313-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2941.90
TSCA
No
RTECS
XI0386500

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