About the Oxytetracycline HCL
CAS No.: 2058-46-0
Molecular formula: C22H24N2O9
Molecular weight: 496.90
Color: Light yellow
Standard: USP31 EP5.0
Property: Yellow crystalline powder, odorless, a little bitter. The color becomes deep at the sunlight. Easily soluble in water, slightly soluble ethanol, insoluble in chloroform or aether.
Main function and application:
It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, its antibacterial spectrum and antibacterial principle is basically the same with tetracycline.
It mainly has antibacterial activity to Gram-positive bacteria, meningococcal, and gram-negative bacteria such as Micrococcus gonococcus.
It has a strong bactericidal effect to Gram-positive bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Salmonella, Serratia, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, etc