|Molecular Weight||347.4 g/mol|
|Category||API, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients|
|Uses||Antibiotics, bacterial infections|
Cephalexin is the first of the first generation cephalosporins. This antibiotic contains a beta lactam and a dihydrothiazide. Cephalexin is a semisynthetic first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic having methyl. It is effective against both Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms, and is used for treatment of infections of the skin, respiratory tract and urinary tract. It has a role as an antibacterial drug.
Product Name: Cephalexin
Cas No: 15686-71-2
Chemical Synonyms: Cefalexin
Molecular Weight: 347.4 g/mol
Chemical Formula: C16H17N3O4S
Chemical Form: Crystals
Melting Point: 326.8°C
Category : API, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Uses: Antibiotics, bacterial infections
First aid measures
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Sulphur oxides
Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Accidental release measures
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. For personal protection see section 8.
No special environmental precautions required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.