• Tazobactam packaged and labeled.

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Description

Tazobactam is a penicillin derived β-lactamase inhibitor.

TOKU-E offers two forms of tazobactam: tazobactam (T001) and tazobactam sodium (T031). Tazobactam is slightly soluble in aqueous solution (9.59 mg/mL). Tazobactam sodium is freely soluble in aqueous solution.

    CAS Number

    89786-04-9

    Molecular Formula

    C10H12N4O5S

    Molecular Weight

    300.29

    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 almost White Crystalline Powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤ 4.0%

    pH

    2.0-2.5

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): ≥94.0%

    Residue On Ignition

    ≤ 0.1%

    Heavy Metals

    ≤ 20ppm

References

    References

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

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