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Formaldehyde (37% by Weight/Molecular Biology), Fisher BioReagents


Quantity 500mL
Packaging Glass Bottle

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  BPBP531500

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Catalog No. BP531-500

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Purity Grade Molecular Biology Grade
Formula Weight 30.02
Boiling Point 97°C
Melting Point −15°C
Quantity 500mL
Merck Index 15, 4263
DOT Information DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid
Density 1.083g/cm³
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 36.5 to 38.0%
Vapor Pressure 2mbar at 20°C
Color Colorless
pH 3 to 4.2
Iron (Fe) 2ppm max.
Chloride 5ppm max.
Chemical Name or Material Formaldehyde
Name Note 37% by Weight
Methanol 9.0 to 15.0% v/v
Assay Percent Range 36.5 to 38.0 %
Molecular Formula CH2O
CAS 50-00-0
Synonym Formalin
CAS 67-56-1
CAS 7732-18-5
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm max.
Ignition Residue 0.005% max.
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 2mbar at 20°C
Packaging Glass Bottle
Sulfate 0.002% max.
Titratable Acid 0.006mEq/g max.
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. Poison, may be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Cannot be made non-poisonous. Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Causes burns by all exposure routes. Vapor harmful. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause central nervous system effects. WARNING! This product contains a chemical known in the State of California to cause birth defects or. Wear personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

NFPA

Health:3
Flammability:2
Instability:0
Recommended Storage RT
Linear Formula HCHO
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Formaldehyde
Name Note 37% by Weight
CAS 50-00-0
CAS 67-56-1
CAS 7732-18-5
Purity Grade Molecular Biology Grade
Assay 36.5 to 38.0%
Assay Percent Range 36.5 to 38.0 %
Molecular Formula CH2O
Linear Formula HCHO
Formula Weight 30.02
Synonym Formalin
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Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. Poison, may be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Cannot be made non-poisonous. Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Causes burns by all exposure routes. Vapor harmful. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause central nervous system effects. WARNING! This product contains a chemical known in the State of California to cause birth defects or. Wear personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

NFPA

Health:3
Flammability:2
Instability:0

DANGER!

RT

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