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

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glutaraldehyde
CAS 111-30-8
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Linear Formula OHC(CH2)3CHO
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007025
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 605390
Merck Index 14,4472
Synonym Glutaric dialdehyde; Pentanedial
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Stench
Boiling Point 100°C
Melting Point ≈−21°C
Concentration 50% aq. soln.
Quantity 2500g
Storage Information 2° to 8°C
Chemical Name or Material Glutaraldehyde
CAS 111-30-8
Molecular Formula C5H8O2
Linear Formula OHC(CH2)3CHO
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007025
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 605390
Merck Index 14,4472
Synonym Glutaric dialdehyde; Pentanedial
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H331-H334-H314-H317;
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a;
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number MA2450000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a;
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H331-H334-H314-H317;
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.