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Alfa Aesar™ Formaldehyde, 37% w/w aq. soln., stab. with 7-8% methanol

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Formaldehyde
CAS 50-00-0
Name Note stabilized with 7 to 8% methanol
Molecular Formula CH2O
Linear Formula HCHO
Formula Weight 30.03g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003274
UN Number UN1198
Beilstein 1209228
Merck Index 14,4235
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AAA16163AP

 
alfa aesar™
A16163-AP
500mL Each for $30.34

AAA161630F

 
alfa aesar™
A16163-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA16163AE

 
alfa aesar™
A16163-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −15°C
Concentration 37% w/w aq. soln.
Boiling Point 97°C
Quantity 500mL
Flash Point 60°C (140°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Formaldehyde
Name Note stabilized with 7 to 8% methanol
CAS 50-00-0
Molecular Formula CH2O
Linear Formula HCHO
Formula Weight 30.03g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003274
UN Number UN1198
Beilstein 1209228
Merck Index 14,4235
Synonym Formalin; Formol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314-H226-H351-H371-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause damage to organs.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FORMALDEHYDE SOLUTIONS, FLAMMABLE
RTECS Number LP8925000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Formaldehyde is used as a denaturant in formaldehyde-agarose gel electrophoresis of RNA. It is also used in fiber board, plywood, cigarette smoke, fuel burning appliances, kerosene space heaters and in photography. It acts as a precursor in the manufacturing of automobiles and used to make components for the transmission, electrical system, engine block, door panels, axles and brake shoes. It serves as a disinfectant. It also plays an ingredient in glues and as a preservative in medical laboratories as embalming fluid and as a sterilizer.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314-H226-H351-H371-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause damage to organs.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.