Alfa Aesar™ (R,R)-Chloramphenicol, ≥99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B2084122

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 56-75-7
    Molecular Formula C11H12Cl2N2O5
    Formula Weight 323.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00078159
    Beilstein 2225532
    Merck Index 14,2077
    Synonym Chloromycetin
    Chemical Name or Material (R,R)-Chloramphenicol

    Specifications

    Color White to pale cream
    Melting Point 149 to 152°C
    Quantity 100g
    CAS 56-75-7
    Physical Form Crystalline Powder
    Assay Percent Range 0.99
    Molecular Formula C11H12Cl2N2O5
    Formula Weight 323.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00078159
    Beilstein 2225532
    Merck Index 14,2077
    Synonym Chloromycetin
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H350-H361
    May cause cancer.
    Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
    Use personal protective equipment as required.
    Obtain special instructions before use.
    Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
    IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    RTECS Number AB6825000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material (R,R)-Chloramphenicol
    Assay ≥99%

    Description

    Applications
    Inhibitor of translation on the 50S subunit at the peptidyltransferase step. (R,R)-Chloramphenicol is widely utilized as an antibiotic, which is used for the treatment of number of bacterial infections and also act as a bacteriostatic. It is often used for bacterial selection in molecular biology applications. It also finds an application in ophthalmic and veterinary purposes. It also protects the mitochondrial and chloroplast protein synthesis and ribosomal formation of (p)ppGpp, de-pressing rRNA transcription.

    Solubility
    Soluble in alcohol, propylene, glycol, acetone and ethyl acetate. Slightly soluble in water.

    Notes
    Keep the container tightly sealed. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

    GHS H Statement
    H350-H361
    May cause cancer.
    Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

    GHS P Statement
    P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
    Use personal protective equipment as required.
    Obtain special instructions before use.
    Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
    IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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