CAS number 1404-93-9
Molecular weight C66H75Cl2N9O24.HCl=1485.7
Potency > 1050 IU / mg

Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibioticum. It inhibits the formation of the peptidoglycan polymers of the bacterial cell wall. Unlike penicillins that act primarily to prevent the crosslinking of peptidoglycans that give the cell its strength, vancomycin prevents the transfer and addition of the muramylpentapeptide building blocks that form the peptidoglycan molecule itself. Vancomycin is often used in combination with cefotaxime or carbenicillin to obtain a synergism in antimicrobial activity against bacteria. Especially used for Agro-bacterium species with a high ß-lactamase -pro-duction.

Storage condition

  • Store dry at 2-8 °C
  • Soluble in water (200 g/l)

Hazard statements

  • H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • H319 Causes serious eye irritation

Precautionary statements

  • P235 Keep cool
  • P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
  • P305 IF IN EYES:
  • P313 Get medical advice/attention
  • P337 If eye irritation persists:
  • P351 Rinse continuously with water for several minutes
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Filename Batch number Expiry date Language
V0155_015620_GB.pdf 015620 04-2022 English
V0155_014763_GB.pdf 014763 06-2021 English
V0155_014401_GB.pdf 014401 01-2021 Expired English
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