Nalidixic acid

CAS number 389-08-2
Molecular weight C12H12N2O3 = 232.2
Assay > 99.4 %

Nalidixic acid is active against gram-negative bacteria. The antibioticum is considered to act by interfering with the replication of bacterial DNA, probably by inhibiting DNA gyrase (topoi-somerase) activity.

Storage condition

  • Store at room temperature
  • Slightly soluble in water (0.1 g/l 23 ºC)

Hazard statements

  • H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
  • H351 Suspected of causing cancer
  • H361 Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child

Precautionary statements

  • P202 Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood
  • P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray
  • P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
  • P308 IF exposed or concerned:
  • P311 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician
  • P313 Get medical advice/attention
  • P342 If experiencing respiratory symptoms:
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