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Metronidazole

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Synonym(s):
MTZ, 2-Methyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H9N3O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
171.15
Beilstein:
611683
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

certified reference material
pharmaceutical secondary standard

Quality Level

Agency

traceable to BP 603
traceable to Ph. Eur. M1850000
traceable to USP 1442009

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

159-161 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

CC1=NC=C([N+]([O-])=O)N1CCO

InChI

1S/C6H9N3O3/c1-5-7-4-6(9(11)12)8(5)2-3-10/h4,10H,2-3H2,1H3

InChI key

VAOCPAMSLUNLGC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control, provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards.
Metronidazole is a 5-nitroimidazole derivative that is an effective agent against the diseases caused by anaerobic protozoa and bacteria. It is known to exert radio-sensitizing impact on hypoxic tumour cells.

Application

Metronidazole may be used as a pharmaceutical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations by chromatography techniques.
These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP (PhEur) and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAC0264 in the slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 1B - Muta. 1B - STOT RE 2

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

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