Polymixine B sulphate

CAS number 1405-20-5
Molecular weight C55H96N16O13.2H2SO4 = 1385
Potency 6,500 units / mg

Polimixin B is a mixture of sulphates of polypeptides produced by certain strains of Bacillus polymixa. Polymixin acts primarily by binding to membrane phospolipids and disrupting the bacterial cytoplasmic membrane. It is active against gram-negative bacteria, especially Pseudomonas species.

Storage condition

  • Store at 2-8 °C
  • Soluble in water

Hazard statements

  • H302 Harmful if swallowed
  • H332 Harmful if inhaled

Precautionary statements

  • P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray
  • P304 IF INHALED:
  • P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
  • P340 Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
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Filename Batch number Expiry date Language
P0145_013748_GB.pdf 013748 01-2023 English
P0145_013231_GB.pdf 013231 08-2021 English
P0145_012563_GB.pdf 012563 04-2020 English
P0145_011805_GB.pdf 011805 03-2020 English
P0145_010939_GB.pdf 010939 09-2019 English
P0145_009752_GB.pdf 009752 05-2018 Expired English
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