Cefoxitin is a semisynthetic, broad-spectrum second-generation cephalosporin with antibacterial activity. The activity of cefoxitin results in the weakening of the bacterial cell wall and causes cell lysis. Cefoxitin acts by interfering with cell wall synthesis. Its activity spectrum includes a broad range of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria including anaerobes.
Predicted solubility in water is less than 0.2mg/ml
Research Use only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.
|Predicted solubility in water is less than 0.2mg/mL|
|White to off-white|
|149° to 150°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
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.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : XI0386500
storageNote1 : 2° to 8°C