Chloramphenicol is used in the amplification of plasmids and colony hybridizations.
Antibiotics dissolved in ethanol need not be sterilized.
Store at +4°C. Warm to room temperature before opening. Keep tightly sealed. Store Chloramphenicol solution in a light-tight container at –20°C
Poison. Suspected carcinogen. Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription. Not for use in humans. Not for drug use. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. See Material Safety Data Sheet for additional information.