Safety (MSDS) data for amoxycillin

Safety (MSDS) data for amoxycillin


    Synonyms: (2S,5R,6R)-6-[[(2R)-amino(4-hydroxyphenyl)acetyl]amino]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, amosine, amoxa, amoxapen, amoxi, amoxibiotic, amoxicillin, amoxisol, amoxypen, ardine, biomox, bristamox, delacillin, histocillin, sumox, numerous further trade names
    Molecular formula: C16H19N3O5S
    CAS No: 26787-78-0
    EINECS No: 248-003-8

Physical data

    Appearance: solid
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    Water solubility: soluble


    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    May cause sensitization by skin contact, or lead to allergic reaction. This material is believed to show cross-allergenicity with penicillin.

    Toxicity data
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    ORL-RAT LD50 > 15000 mg kg-1
    IPR-RAT LD50 2870 mg kg-1
    SCU-RAT LD50 > 8000 mg kg-1
    SCU-MUS LD50 > 20 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
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    R42 R43.

Transport information

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Personal protection

    Safety glasses. Discontinue use if allergic symptoms develop.

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