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Formamide, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A110760E

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Catalog No. AAA110760E



Description

Description

Applications
Formamide is used for cryopreservation of tissues and organs and in hybridization buffers. It acts as an RNA stabiliser in gel electrophoresis by deionizing RNA. It is used as an alternative solvent for the electrostatic self-assembly of polymer nanofilms. It is used in the preparation of brain sections of mice for BrdU immunohistochemistry and fish analysis of HeLa cells. It essentially plays a vital role in crystallization of pharmaceuticals, in soil stabilization, as a solvent in inks, as a component of liquid fertilizers, as a heat-resistant coatings and in some personal care products.

Solubility
It is miscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, hydrogen peroxide, iodine, pyridine and sulphur oxides.
Specifications

Specifications

Formamide
99%
HCONH2
505995
methanamide, carbamaldehyde, formimidic acid, formic acid, amide, formamid, methanoic acid, amide, amid kyseliny mravenci, amid kyseliny mravenci czech, formic amide, hsdb 88
C(=O)N
45.041
CHEBI:48431
99%
150°C (302°F)
2°C
75-12-7
CH3NO
MFCD00007941
14,4237
ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formamide
713
45.04
Ammonia-like
210°C
2500g

Chemical Identifiers

75-12-7
45.041
ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
713
formamide
CH3NO
MFCD00007941
methanamide, carbamaldehyde, formimidic acid, formic acid, amide, formamid, methanoic acid, amide, amid kyseliny mravenci, amid kyseliny mravenci czech, formic amide, hsdb 88
CHEBI:48431
C(=O)N
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H360
May damage fertility or the unborn child.

GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

RTECSNumber : LQ0525000

TSCA : TSCA

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