Anzatax Injection Concentrate is a sterile solution containing 6 mg/mL paclitaxel. Paclitaxel is an anticancer agent from the taxane class of drugs. It is a white powder. Paclitaxel is extremely hydrophobic, and is therefore formulated in PEG 35 castor oil and ethanol.
Paclitaxel is described chemically as (2S,5R,7S,10R,13S)-10,20-bis(acetoxy)-2- benzoyloxy-1,7-dihydroxy-9-oxo-5,20-epoxytax-11-en-13-yl (3S)-3-benzoylamino-3-phenyl-D-lactate.
Molecular weight: 853.9.
CAS number: 33069-62-4.
Anzatax Injection Concentrate has a pH of 6 to 7.
Excipients with known effect: Ethanol.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Citric acid, PEG 35 castor oil, Ethanol.