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Nitrofurantoin

VETRANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym(s):
N-(5-Nitro-2-furfurylidene)-1-aminohydantoin, Furadoxyl, Nitrofurantoine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H6N4O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
238.16
Beilstein:
893207
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

product line

VETRANAL®

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

antibiotic activity spectrum

Gram-negative bacteria
Gram-positive bacteria

application(s)

cleaning products
clinical
cosmetics
food and beverages
forensics and toxicology
personal care
pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

Mode of action

DNA synthesis | interferes
cell wall synthesis | interferes
protein synthesis | interferes

SMILES string

[O-][N+](=O)c1ccc(\C=N\N2CC(=O)NC2=O)o1

InChI

1S/C8H6N4O5/c13-6-4-11(8(14)10-6)9-3-5-1-2-7(17-5)12(15)16/h1-3H,4H2,(H,10,13,14)/b9-3+

InChI key

NXFQHRVNIOXGAQ-YCRREMRBSA-N

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General description

Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The drug is primarily used to treat urinary tract infections.

Application

Nitrofurantoin has been used as a reference standard for the determination of nitrofurantoin in milk by high-performance liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection.
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Legal Information

VETRANAL is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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