Pharm-Rx Polymyxin B Sulfate

Pharm-Rx Polymyxin B Sulfate comprises polymyxin B sulfate and is classified under active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) within pharmaceutical actives and precursors. This compound is frequently employed in various healthcare and pharmaceutical applications, specifically in drug delivery and other care solutions due to its antimicrobial properties.

Chemical Name: Polymyxin B Sulfate

CAS Number: 1405-20-5

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    Identification & Functionality

    Chemical Name

    Polymyxin B Sulfate is the sulfate salt of a kind of polymyxin, a substance produced by the growth of Bacillus polymyxa (Prazmowski) Migula (Fam. Bacillaceae), or a mixture of two or more such salts. It has a potency of not less than 6000 Polymyxin B units/mg, calculated on the dried basis.

    Chemical Structure

    Polymyxin B Sulfate Chemical Structure - 1

    Applications & Uses

    Regulatory & Compliance

    USP Reference Standards
    • USP Polymyxin B Sulfate RS

    Packaging & Availability

    Labelling Information

    Where packaged for prescription compounding, the label states the number of Polymyxin B units in the container and per mg, that it is not intended for manufacturing use, that it is not sterile, and that its potency cannot be assured for longer than 60 days after opening. Where it is intended for use in preparing injectable or other sterile dosage forms, the label states that it is sterile or must be subjected to further processing during the preparation of injectable or other sterile dosage forms.

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Information

    Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers.