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Glutaraldehyde, 50% aq. soln., Alfa Aesar™

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glutaraldehyde
CAS 111-30-8
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Formula Weight 100.12
MDL Number MFCD00007025
Synonym Glutaric dialdehyde
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 100.12
Quantity 100g
EINECS Number 203-856-5
Density 1.123g/mL
Synonym Glutaric dialdehyde
MDL Number MFCD00007025
CAS 111-30-8
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Chemical Name or Material Glutaraldehyde

Applications
Glutaraldehyde is used as a cross linking agent for gelatin, poly(vinyl alcohol) and polyheptapeptides. It is also used as a fixative for electron microscopy and as disinfectants. It provides water resistance to protein and polyhydroxy compounds by reacting through cross linking. It acts as an intermediate for the production of resins, dyestuffs, pharmaceuticals, photographic films and for stabilization of proteins on agarose beads, activation of polystyrene and glass for immobilization of antibodies and antigens and coupling peptides onto carrier proteins.

Solubility
Miscible with water, acetone, dichloromethane, ethylacetate, isopropanol, n-hexane and toluene.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidisng agents, strong acids and strong bases.