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PHR1424

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Ampicillin Sodium

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Synonym(s):
D-(−)-α-Aminobenzylpenicillin sodium salt, Ampicillin sodium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C16H18N3NaO4S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
371.39
Beilstein:
4119211
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

certified reference material
pharmaceutical secondary standard

Agency

traceable to BP 785
traceable to Ph. Eur. A1000000
traceable to USP 1033203

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

215 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

[Na+].CC1(C)SC2[C@H](NC(=O)[C@H](N)c3ccccc3)C(=O)N2[C@H]1C([O-])=O

InChI

1S/C16H19N3O4S.Na/c1-16(2)11(15(22)23)19-13(21)10(14(19)24-16)18-12(20)9(17)8-6-4-3-5-7-8;/h3-7,9-11,14H,17H2,1-2H3,(H,18,20)(H,22,23);/q;+1/p-1/t9-,10-,11+,14-;/m1./s1

InChI key

KLOHDWPABZXLGI-YWUHCJSESA-M

General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control, provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards.

Application

These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.
Ampicillin Sodium may be used as a pharmaceutical secondary reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by high performance liquid chromatography with ultra violet detection and second-derivative spectrophotometry, respectively.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Mode of Action: This is a ß-lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell-wall synthesis by inactivating transpeptidases on the inner surface of the bacterial cell membrane.

Mode of Resistance: Administration with ß-lactamase cleaves the ß-lactam ring of Ampicillin and inactivates it.

Antimicrobial Spectrum: Includes both gram-positive (similar to benzylpenicillin) and gram-negative bacteria (similar to tetracyclines and chloramphenicol.

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAA2732 in the slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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