Metronidazole [CAS#443-48-1]


  • CAS No. : 443-48-1
  • Catagory: API
  • Standard: BP2016/USP39
  • Certificate: cGMP
  • Appearance: White or yellowish crystalline powder
  • Usage: Metronidazole is an antibiotic that is used to treat a wide variety of infections. It works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria and parasites. This antibiotic treats only certain bacterial and parasitic infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
    Main Items Specifications
    Identification- UV The solution shows an absorption maximum at 277nm, and a minimum at 240. The specific absorption at the maximum is 365 to 395
    Identification-IR The sample spectrum complies with that of the reference standard spectrum
    Appearance of solution The solution is not more opalescent than reference suspensions II. The solution is not more intensely coloured than reference solution GY6.
    Total Impurities 0.2% MAX
    Heavy metals 20ppm MAX
    Loss on drying 0.5% MAX
    Bulk density 0.7g/ml MIN
    Particle size 40-60mesh
    Assay (calculated on the dried substance) 99.0 – 101.0%
    Conclusion Conforms to BP2016
    • Packing: 25kgs/drum
    • Shelf life: 4 years
    • Storage: Stored in closed container and protected from light

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