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Alfa Aesar™ Chloroform, Molecular Biology Reagent

$136.05 - $136.05

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Chloroform
CAS 67-66-3
Name Note Molecular Biology Reagent
Formula Weight 119.38
MDL Number MFCD00000826
UN Number UN1888
Beilstein 1731042
Merck Index 14,2141
Synonym Trichloromethane
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AAJ67241AP

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J67241AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAJ67241K2

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J67241K2
1L Each for $136.05

AAJ67241K4

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J67241K4
2.5L CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 119.38
Chemical Name or Material Chloroform
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.
CAS 67-66-3
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Beilstein 1731042
Melting Point −63°C
Name Note Molecular Biology Reagent
Refractive Index 1.446
Odor Characteristic
MDL Number MFCD00000826
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packaging Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROFORM
Physical Form Liquid
Synonym Trichloromethane
Color Colorless
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.
Boiling Point 61°C
RTECS Number FS9100000
UN Number UN1888
Density 1.492g/mL
Quantity 500mL
Merck Index 14,2141
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Chloroform is a common laboratory reagent favored for use as a solvent due to the compounds relative unreactivity and miscibility with most organic compounds. Chloroform is also used in organic synthesis as a source for CCl2. In the swine tracheal smooth muscle, chloroform has been demonstrated to directly and in a concentration dependent manner induce contractions. It has been observed that Chloroform can release Ca2+ from ryanodine sensitive receptors in chloroform-induced contraction in swine tracheal smooth muscle. At concentrations of 100 and 250 ppm in mouse splenocyte, basal proliferation was increased yet a decrease in circulating neutrophils was documented.

Solubility
Soluble in water at 20°C 8 g/L.

Notes
Stabilized with approx. 50 ppm amylene

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.