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Rifampicin, Fisher BioReagents


Quantity 1g
Packaging Amber Glass

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  BP26791

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Catalog No. BP26791

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Melting Point 183°C
Formula Weight 822.96
Quantity 1g
Merck Index 15, 8341
Synonym Rif
Molecular Formula C43H55N4O12
Physical Form Solid
Color Orange
Assay Percent Range 97%
Loss on Drying < 1.0%
Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
CAS 13292-46-1
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Substances known to cause developmental toxicity in humans. Harmful if swallowed. May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:0
Instability:0
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Gray
Packaging Amber Glass
Purity Inclusive between 97.0%
Identification Pass Test
One Peak < 1.0%
Sulfated Ash < 0.1%
Heavy Metals < 20ppm
Crystallinity Pass Test
Rifampicin quinine < 1.5%
Sum of Peaks < 3.5%
Chemical Name or Material Rifampicin
Recommended Storage 4°C

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Rifampicin
CAS 13292-46-1
Physical Form Solid
Assay Percent Range 97%
Molecular Formula C43H55N4O12
Formula Weight 822.96
Synonym Rif

  • An antibiotic used to inhibit synthesis of proteins during recombinant protein expression in bacteria
  • Rif inhibits bacterial DNA-dependent RNA polymerase 
  • Rif can also be used as a selective agent for some strains
  • Mammalian RNA polymerase is not affected

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Emergency Overview
Substances known to cause developmental toxicity in humans. Harmful if swallowed. May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:0
Instability:0

WARNING!

4°C

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