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Alfa Aesar™ Chloroform, 99%, stab. with 0.8-1% ethanol

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Chloroform
CAS 67-66-3
Name Note stabilized with 0.8 to 1% ethanol
Molecular Formula CHCl3
Formula Weight 119.38
MDL Number MFCD00000826
UN Number UN1888
Beilstein 1731042
Merck Index 14,2141
Synonym Trichloromethane
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AAL132000F

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alfa aesar™
L132000F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL13200AP

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alfa aesar™
L13200AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 119.38
Chemical Name or Material Chloroform
MDL Number MFCD00000826
Molecular Formula CHCl3
Assay 99%
Melting Point −63°C
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H351-H373-H302-H315
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Name Note stabilized with 0.8 to 1% ethanol
Merck Index 14,2141
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROFORM
Beilstein 1731042
UN Number UN1888
Odor Characteristic
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P280-P281-P362-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Quantity 2500mL
Synonym Trichloromethane
TSCA TSCA
Boiling Point 60.5° to 61.5°C
RTECS Number FS9100000
CAS 67-66-3

Applications
Chloroform is a commonly used laboratory solvent. It was previously used as an anesthetic. It is also used as a precursor to PTFE and refrigerants. Chloroform was used in the past as an extraction solvent for fats, oils and greases. It is useful for the rapid and simple release of periplasmic proteins. The mixture of guanidinium thiocyanate-phenol-chloroform, plays an essential role in the RNA isolation process.

Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether, oils, ligroin, alcohol, acetone, carbon tetrachloride and carbondisulfide.Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
It is a stable and light sensitive chemical compound. Incompatible with metals, alkalies. Keep the material away from heat, sparks and flame and other sources of ignition. Store it in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P260-P280-P281-P362-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H351-H373-H302-H315
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.