|Molecular Formula:||C8H6N4O5 |
|Molecular Structure: |
|Molecular Weight: ||255.2|
|CAS No.: ||67-20-9|
Nitrofurantoin is a yellow, crystalline powder or yellow crystals. It is very slightly soluble in water and in ethanol (96 per cent), soluble in dimethylformamide.
Nitrofurantoin is mainly used for urinary tract infection caused by sensitive Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Azotobacillus.
|Appearance||Yellow, crystalline powder or yellow crystals.|
|Loss on drying ||≤1.0%|
|Related substances||Thin layer chromatography|
|Any spot ||≤1.0% |
|Assay||98.0% - 102.0%|
Packing and Storage
Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers. Store at a temperature below 25 °C.