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Nalidixic Acid, 5 Grams

Price$ 16.50
  • SKU: N42000-5.0
  • Pack Size: 5 G
Nalidixic Acid, 5 Grams





Room Temperature

Nalidixic Acid Sodium Salt is a chemical compound that is used for its antimicrobial properties and has various applications in microbiology, and pharmaceutical research. Nalidixic Acid Sodium Salt is employed as a reference standard and selective agent in microbiological culture media. It inhibits the growth of susceptible bacteria, making it a valuable tool for studying bacterial susceptibility and resistance patterns. 

Researchers use it to assess the effectiveness of antibiotics against different bacterial strains, contributing to our understanding of microbial biology and antibiotic resistance. 

In pharmaceutical research, Nalidixic Acid Sodium Salt can be used as a reference standard for antibiotic testing and formulation. It supports the development and optimization of antibiotics and strategies to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

WARNING! This product can expose you to Nalidixic acid, a chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


0.1 lbs

3.38 x 4.63 x 3.38

Research or further manufacturing use only, not for food or drug use.
  • Appearance: White to very pale yellow, odorless crystalline powder
  • Solubility: Soluble in chloroform, in methylene chloride, and in solution of fixed alkali hydroxides and carbonates; slightly soluble in acetone, in alcohol, in methanol and in toluene; very slightly soluble in ether and in water.
  • Identification (Infrared Absorption): Complies
  • Identification (Ultraviolet Absorption) @258nm on dry basis: ≤ 3.0
  • Melting Range: 225 - 231 oC
  • Loss on Drying: ≤ 0.5 %
  • Residue on Ignition: ≤ 0.1 %
  • Chromatographic Purity (By TLC): Complies
  • Assay (Dry Basis): 99.0 - 101.0 %
  • BSE/TSE Free: BSE/TSE Free
  • Country of Origin: Report
  • Grade: The material complies as per USP specification.

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