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Alfa Aesar™ Nitrofurantoin, 98%

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67-20-9
C8H6N4O5
238.159
MFCD00003224
NXFQHRVNIOXGAQ-YCRREMRBSA-N
nitrofurantoin,macrodantin,5-nitrofurantoin,furadantin,furadonine,nitrofurantoine,furadantine,furadantoin,furadoine,furadontin
6604200
CHEBI:71415
1-[(E)-(5-nitrofuran-2-yl)methylideneamino]imidazolidine-2,4-dione
C1C(=O)NC(=O)N1N=CC2=CC=C(O2)[N+](=O)[O-]
67-20-9
C8H6N4O5
238.159
MFCD00003224
NXFQHRVNIOXGAQ-YCRREMRBSA-N
nitrofurantoin,macrodantin,5-nitrofurantoin,furadantin,furadonine,nitrofurantoine,furadantine,furadantoin,furadoine,furadontin
6604200
CHEBI:71415
1-[(E)-(5-nitrofuran-2-yl)methylideneamino]imidazolidine-2,4-dione
C1C(=O)NC(=O)N1N=CC2=CC=C(O2)[N+](=O)[O-]
Applications
Nitrofurantoin is a nitrofuran antibiotic that is used as a substrate of bacterial nitrofuran reductase to study the interactions of active metabolites with DNA, ribosomal proteins and metabolic and pro-oxidant processes. It is an antibactericidal compound that has been historically prepared by the reaction of 1-aminohydantoin sulfate and 5-nitro-2-furaldehyde diacetate. It shows activity against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Nitrofurantoin is effective against enterococci, staphylococci, streptococci, corneybacteria, many strains of Escherichia coli.

Solubility
Soluble in water (<0.01g/100mL at 19°C), dimethyl sulfoxide and methanol.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Store under dry inert gas. It is hygroscopic in nature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. It is sensitive to light.
Sensitivity Hygroscopic; Light sensitive
Quantity 25g
Melting Point ~265°C (decomposition)
Solubility Information Soluble in water (<0.01g/100 ml at 19°C),dimethyl sulfoxide and methanol.
Formula Weight 238.16
Percent Purity 98%
Chemical Name or Material Nitrofurantoin

GHS H Statement
H301-H334-H341-H351-H361-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

P260-P264b-P270-P272-P280g-P285-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P341-P314-P330-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P501c

H302-H317-H334-H373

EINECSNumber : 200-646-5

RTECSNumber : MU2800000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures; Store under Nitrogen