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Formamide, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Formamide
CAS 75-12-7
Molecular Formula CH3NO
Linear Formula HCONH2
Formula Weight 45.04g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007941
Beilstein 505995
Merck Index 14,4237
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Ammonia-like
Flash Point 150°C (302°F)
Boiling Point 210°C
Melting Point 2°C
Quantity 500g
Chemical Name or Material Formamide
CAS 75-12-7
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH3NO
Linear Formula HCONH2
Formula Weight 45.04g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007941
Beilstein 505995
Merck Index 14,4237
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H360;
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Health Hazard 3 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.
RTECS Number LQ0525000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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