Chlorhexidine Diacetate

Chlorhexidine Diacetate

Synonyms 1,6-Di(N-p-chlorophenyl- diguanido) hexane diacetate ; 1,6-di(N-p-chlorophenyldiguandio) hexane diacetate ; 1,6-Bis(N5-[p-chlorophenyl]-N1-biguanido)hexane; 1,1′-Hexamethylenebis(5-[p-chlorophenyl]biguanide)

CAS Number: 56-95-1 Molecular Formula: C22H30Cl2N10·2C2H4O2 Molecular Weight: 625.556 g/mol

EC Number: 200-302-4 MDL Number: MFCD00012532

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Description

Product Description

Chlorhexidine Diacetate

Application Notes

Chlorhexidine is used primarily as a topical antiseptic/disinfectant in wound healing, at catheterization sites, in various dental applications and in surgical scrubs. It has been used to study the inactivation of HIV and the immobilization of sperm. It was used to study effective skin antisepsis and disinfection of medical devices as well as the effects of antimicrobials on dental plaque.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.

Key Applications

Antiseptic||Disinfectant agent||Chemical Synthesis

Specifications
SKU 02191361-CF
Alternate Names 1,6-Di(N-p-chlorophenyl- diguanido) hexane diacetate ; 1,6-di(N-p-chlorophenyldiguandio) hexane diacetate ; 1,6-Bis(N5-[p-chlorophenyl]-N1-biguanido)hexane; 1,1′-Hexamethylenebis(5-[p-chlorophenyl]biguanide)
Application Notes Chlorhexidine is used primarily as a topical antiseptic/disinfectant in wound healing, at catheterization sites, in various dental applications and in surgical scrubs. It has been used to study the inactivation of HIV and the immobilization of sperm. It was used to study effective skin antisepsis and disinfection of medical devices as well as the effects of antimicrobials on dental plaque.
Biochemical Physiological Actions Chlorhexidine is a cationic broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent belonging to the bis(biguanide) family. Its mechanism of action involves destabilization of the outer bacterial membrane. It is effective against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Chlorhexidine is used primarily as a topical antiseptic/disinfectant in wound healing, at catheterization sites, in various dental applications and in surgical scrubs.
Critical Micelle Concentration 0.01% (w/v, 25 °C)(Lit.)
EC Number 200-302-4
Format powder
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H334-H335-H410
Applications Antiseptic||Disinfectant agent||Chemical Synthesis
MDL # MFCD00012532
Molecular Formula C22H30Cl2N10·2C2H4O2
Molecular Weight 625.556 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description Chlorhexidine diacetate
Product Overview Chlorhexidine Diacetate
Purity ≥97%
RTECS Number DU1930000
Sterilization of Solutions Dilute solutions of chlorhexidine (<1.0% w/v) may be sterilized by autoclaving at 115 °C for 30 minutes or at 121-123 °C for 15 minutes..
Storage and Handling Room Temperature
Typical Working Concentration A solution of 0.5% in water has been used for general disinfection. Used in conjuction with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) can increase its effectiveness.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.