Alfa Aesar (R,R)-Chloramphenicol, ≥99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar B2084122
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.
Soluble in alcohol, propylene, glycol, acetone and ethyl acetate. Slightly soluble in water.
Keep the container tightly sealed. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|White to pale cream|
|149° to 152°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
May cause cancer.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
GHS P Statement
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.
RTECSNumber : AB6825000
TSCA : TSCA