• Tazobactam sodium packaged and labeled.

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Description

Tazobactam sodium is a penicillin derived β-lactamase inhibitor.

    CAS Number

    89785-84-2

    Molecular Formula

    C10H11N4NaO5S

    Molecular Weight

    322.27

    Mechanism of Action

    Tazobactam increases efficacy of β-lactam antibiotics by inactivating β-lactamase enzymes of β-lactam resistant microbes.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2941.10.5000

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Tazobactam is often combined with piperacillin to prevent degradation from β-lactamase secreting cells.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or off-White Crystalline Powder

    Impurity Profile

    Related Substances:
    Single Impurity: Not more than 2.0%
    Total Impurities: Not more than 4.0%

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤ 4.0%

    pH

    5.0-7.0

    Assay

    (Anhydrous, Tazobactam): ≥87.5%

    Heavy Metals

    ≤ 20ppm

References

    References

    Wishart, David. "Tazobactam." DrugBank. The Metabolomics Innovation Center, 13 June 2005. Web. 23 Aug. 2012.

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