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Formamide, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

$49.81 - $49.81

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 75-12-7
Molecular Formula CH3NO
Linear Formula HCONH2
Formula Weight 45.04
MDL Number MFCD00007941
Beilstein 505995
Merck Index 14,4237
Chemical Name or Material Formamide
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500g Each for $49.81
Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

75-12-7
HCONH2
MFCD00007941
14,4237
CH3NO
45.04
505995
Formamide

Specifications

75-12-7
HCONH2
MFCD00007941
14,4237
150°C (302°F)
2°C
Formamide
CH3NO
45.04
505995
Ammonia-like
210°C
500g
99%

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