Rifampicin, Fisher BioReagents


Overview
Brand: Fisher Bioreagents

Manufacturer Part Number: BP2679-5

UNSPSC: 51101500

Code: 32

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 13292-46-1 Weight: 0.05500kg


Packaging Amber Glass
Quantity 5g

Product Code. 10396743

Quantity Price
1 £ 190.6 / 5g
EU Stock 11
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specification

Melting Point 183°C
Formula Weight 822.96
Quantity 5g
Synonym Rif
Crystallinity Pass Test
Rifampicin quinine < 1.5%
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
CAS 13292-46-1
One Peak < 1.0%
Recommended Storage 4°C
Assay Percent Range 97%
Sulfated Ash < 0.1%
Purity Inclusive between 97.0%
Physical Form Solid
Loss on Drying < 1.0%
Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
Identification Pass Test
Packaging Amber Glass
Molecular Formula C43H55N4O12
Color Orange
Chemical Name or Material Rifampicin
Merck Index 15, 8341
Sum of Peaks < 3.5%
Heavy Metals < 20ppm

  • 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

Documentation Safety and Handling
ChemAlertStorageSymbol : Gray

WARNING!

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

4°C