6-Aminopenicillanic acid is the basic unit in penicillin’s, which is obtained from the fermentation brew of the Penicillium mold. It acts as a starting material for the preparation of many semisynthetic penicillins. Further, it serves as apharmaceutical intermediate. In addition to this, it is used in antibiotics research and experimental application.
Soluble in water and hydrochoric acid.
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|+275° (c=1 in 0.1N HCl)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : XH8225000
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C