Clarithromycin

  • Clathromycin
  • 6-O-Methylerythromycin A
  • Klaricid
  • Antibiotic TE 31
  • Zeclar
  • Veclam
Formula
C38H69NO13
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
81103-11-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
433-820-6
RTECS
KF4997000
Merck
12,2400
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C38H69NO13
Formula mass
747.96
Melting point, °C
217
Density
1.18 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
5.84 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.16

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store only in original container. Keep container tightly closed.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up and transfer to container for disposal.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use media suitable for fire in surrounding area. Wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.

Health.
Exposure effects
The potential for exposure is reduced in finished pharmaceutical form. The signs of overexposure are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Vomiting may be induced if person is conscious. Obtain medical attention.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. Restore and/or support breathing as needed. Obtain Medical attention.
   Skin
Wash contaminated area twice with soap and water. Obtain medical attention.
   Eyes
Flush with running water for 15 minutes holding eyelids open. Obtain medical attention.

Transport.