Alfa Aesar™ Nitrofurantoin, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B2407922

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Catalog No. AAB2407922

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 67-20-9
    Molecular Formula C8H6N4O5
    Formula Weight 238.16g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003224
    Synonym N-(5-Nitro-2-furfurylidene)-1-aminohydantoin
    Chemical Name or Material Nitrofurantoin

    Specifications

    Melting Point ≈265°C (dec.)
    Quantity 100g
    CAS 67-20-9
    Molecular Formula C8H6N4O5
    Formula Weight 238.16g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003224
    Synonym N-(5-Nitro-2-furfurylidene)-1-aminohydantoin
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 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.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P284a-P261-P280-P301+P310-P405-P501a
    Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Nitrofurantoin
    Assay 98%

    Description

    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.

    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.

    GHS P Statement
    P284a-P261-P280-P301+P310-P405-P501a
    Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Danger

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