Halquinol ,is an important chlorinated derivative of 8 hydroxy quinoline. It has Mol formula C9H5ClNOR , CAS no. 8067-69-4 . It mainly contains 5,7-dichloro-8 hydroxyquinoline and 5-chloro-8 hydroxyquinoline as major components while 7 –chloro- 8 hydroxyquinoline is present as a minor component. It is recognized as one of the most approved non antibiotic, antimicrobial agent and also as an excellent growth promoter for broilers. It is this mode of action that makes it active against protozoal organisms , gram positive and gram negative bacterial infections in animals. It is more superior over others due to the fact that it eliminates the chances of any residual tissue since it does not allow itself to be absorbed in the circulation system.
The overall health and development of animals depend upon the food they eat .It is therefore very essential that it should be nutritious, and should be free from any bacterium contamination. The contaminants E. coli , & Salmonella bacterium in the animal feed, cause food poisoning and severe bacterial infections in animals , with symptoms like diarrhoea, dehydration, abdominal cramps, anemia , kidney failures, nausea , vomiting and in some cases even heart failures.
The strong antimicrobial action of Halquinol makes it a very effective veterinary medicine against E.Coli , & Salmonella bacterium infections. Being an excellent growth promoter for broilers and animals, it is used as an additive in the poultry / animal feed.
The information given above is based on our current knowledge and should not be considered as an intention of our Company to provide any medical information or as an advice for animal specific treatment. For any medical attention for your animals, livestock, we advise our customers to consult a Veterinarian/ Veterinary Doctor and act as per his advice.
The Company has its Manufacturing facility at C-105 , MIDC , Mahad, Dist. : Raigad Maharashtra , Pin -Code 402302 ,duly approved by FDA Maharashtra State.
Specifications - Halquinol
|Molecular weight||178.6 g / mol|
|Description||A grayish – yellow, light, fluffy crystalline powder.|
|Iron||Not more than 80 ppm.|
|Sulphate||Not more than 300 ppm.|
|Chloride||Not more than 350 ppm.|
|Sulphated ash||Not more than 0.2 %.|
|Loss on drying||Not more than 0.50 %.|
|Purity||Not less than 95.00 %.|