Azidamfenicol is an amphenicol antibiotic, which has similar profile to chloramphenicol. It is used only topically, as eye drops and ointment for treatment of susceptible bacterial infections.
CAS number: 13838-08-9 EINECS:
Molecular Formula: C11H13N5O5
Average mass: 295.25 Da
Systematic name: 2-Azido-N-[2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)-2-(4-nitrophenyl)ethyl]acetamide
Properties: Crystals from ethylene chloride, mp 107°.
Optical Rotation: [a]D20 = -20° (c = 1.6 in ethyl acetate).
pH = 7.1. Sol in water up to 2%.
Melting point = 107°
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