Nifuroxazide

  • Bacifurane
  • p-Hydroxybenzoic acid (5-nitrofurfurylidene)hydrazide
  • 1-(p-Hydroxybenzoyl)-2-(5-nitrofurfurylidene)hydrazine
  • (5-Nitro-2-furfurylidene)(4-hydroxybenzoyl)hydrazine
  • 5-Nitro-2-furfurylidene-4-hydroxybenzhydrazide
  • 5-Nitro-2-furaldehyde p-hydroxybenzoylhydrazone
Formula
C12H9N3O5
Uses
Intestinal antiseptic.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
965-52-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-522-0
RTECS
DH2528300
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen
Merck
12,6626
Beilstein/Gmelin
1352180
Beilstein Reference
6-17
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H9N3O5
Formula mass
275.22
Melting point, °C
265 - 270
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
8.41 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.