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Alfa Aesar™ Cefoxitin, 98%

A broad spectrum antibiotic

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ J6689103

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Catalog No. AAJ6689103


 

Specifications

Description

Cefoxitin; 98%; Powder; Alfa Aesar; 1g; FW: 427.45g/mol; C16H17N3O7S2; mp: 149 to 150°C; bp: 843°C; CAS: 35607-66-0

Applications
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.

Solubility
Predicted solubility in water is less than 0.2mg/ml

Notes
Research Use only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Cefoxitin
Powder
427.45
Predicted solubility in water is less than 0.2mg/mL
White to off-white
1g
35607-66-0
98%
MFCD00072014
843°C
149° to 150°C

Chemical Identifiers

35607-66-0
427.45
MFCD00072014
Cefoxitin

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H317
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P363-P321-P333+P313-P501a
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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : XI0386500

storageNote1 : 2° to 8°C