6-Aminopenicillanic acid (6-APA) 551-16-6 C8H12N2O3S

6-amino-penicillanic acid (6-APA)

Characteristics: A crystalline powder manufactured by an enzymatic process starting from penicillin G

Application: This product is used as an intermediate for the manufacture of semi-synthetic penicillins

Packaging & Shipping:
quantity per package: 25 kgs
approx. gross weight: 26.6 kgs
quantity per pallet: 300 kgs
approx. gross weight: 335 kgs

one polyethylene bag in a carton box
l x w x h = 39 x 39 x 50 cm
pallet loaded size l x w x h = 80 x 120 x 113 cm
12 boxes (2 layers of 6)
FCL (20Ft container): 6600 kg (22 pallets)
FCL (40Ft container): 13800 kg (48 pallets)

Appearance: white or almost white crystalline powder

Assay (HPLC): “as is”: 98.0 – 100.6%

Absorbance at 425 nm: (3.3% w/v solution in 2% sodium bicarbonate solution, after filtration)
≤ 0.020

Loss on drying: < 0.3 % Storage conditions: Below 25 ° C protected from light and moisture 6-APA
Product Name: 6-Aminopenicillanic acid
Synonyms:
4-Thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 6-amino-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-, [2S-(2alpha,5alpha,6beta)]-; 6-Amino-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid; 6-APA; aminopenicillanic acid; ; (2S,5R,6R)-6-amino-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid
CAS RN.: 551-16-6
EINECS: 208-993-4
Molecular Weight: 216.2575
Molecular Formula: C8H12N2O3S
Density: 1.52g/cm3
Melting Point(℃): 197-203℃
Boiling Point(℃): 460.2°C at 760 mmHg
Flash Point(℃): 232.1°C

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