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C1510000

Chlorhexidine

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
1,1′-Hexamethylenebis[5-(4-chlorophenyl)biguanide]
Linear Formula:
[-(CH2)3NHC(=NH)NHC(=NH)NHC6H4Cl]2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
505.45
Beilstein:
2826432
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

chlorhexidine

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

134-136 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

Clc1ccc(NC(=N)NC(=N)NCCCCCCNC(=N)NC(=N)Nc2ccc(Cl)cc2)cc1

InChI

1S/C22H30Cl2N10/c23-15-5-9-17(10-6-15)31-21(27)33-19(25)29-13-3-1-2-4-14-30-20(26)34-22(28)32-18-11-7-16(24)8-12-18/h5-12H,1-4,13-14H2,(H5,25,27,29,31,33)(H5,26,28,30,32,34)

InChI key

GHXZTYHSJHQHIJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Chlorhexidine European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Sigma-Aldrich

8.43969

Chlorohexidine

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

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application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

-

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

format

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API family

chlorhexidine

API family

chlorhexidine

API family

chlorhexidine

API family

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Chlorhexidine EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3


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Matthias Maiwald et al.
PloS one, 7(9), e44277-e44277 (2012-09-18)
Skin antisepsis is a simple and effective measure to prevent infections. The efficacy of chlorhexidine is actively discussed in the literature on skin antisepsis. However, study outcomes due to chlorhexidine-alcohol combinations are often attributed to chlorhexidine alone. Thus, we sought
Richard Price et al.
BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 348, g2197-g2197 (2014-04-02)
To determine the effect on mortality of selective digestive decontamination, selective oropharyngeal decontamination, and topical oropharyngeal chlorhexidine in adult patients in general intensive care units and to compare these interventions with each other in a network meta-analysis. Systematic review, conventional
Carolyne Horner et al.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 67(11), 2547-2559 (2012-07-27)
Antiseptic agents are increasingly used for hand hygiene and skin decolonization as key tools for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections. Chlorhexidine, a divalent, cationic biguanide, has a broad spectrum of activity and is one of the most frequently used topical
S Karki et al.
The Journal of hospital infection, 82(2), 71-84 (2012-08-15)
The topical use of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) is intended to reduce bacterial density on patients' skin. To assess the impact of body bath or skin cleansing with CHG-impregnated or CHG-saturated washcloths in preventing healthcare-associated infections and colonization. This systematic review
Karl A Hassan et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(50), 20254-20259 (2013-11-28)
Chlorhexidine is widely used as an antiseptic or disinfectant in both hospital and community settings. A number of bacterial species display resistance to this membrane-active biocide. We examined the transcriptomic response of a representative nosocomial human pathogen, Acinetobacter baumannii, to

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