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Glycerol (Molecular Biology), Fisher BioReagents™

For low-temperature storage of enzymes and bacterial cultures

$48.88 - $128.32

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
CAS 56-81-5
Purity Grade Molecular Biology Grade
Purity Grade Notes DNase-, RNase- and Protease-Free
Physical Form Viscous Liquid
Assay ≥99.5%
Assay Percent Range ≥99.5 %
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
Formula Weight 92.09
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Products
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BP229-4

  SDS
fisher scientific company
BP2294
Glass Bottle 4L Each for $128.32
Case of 4 Each for $513.28

BP229-1

  SDS
fisher scientific company
FLBP2291
Glass Bottle 1L Each for $48.88
Case of 6 Each for $293.28
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Assay ≥99.5%
Purity Grade Molecular Biology Grade
Physical Form Viscous Liquid
Formula Weight 92.09
Melting Point 18°C
Boiling Point 290°C
Quantity 4L
pH 5
Decomposition Information >290°C
Color Clear
Protease Protease free
Density 1.261g/cm³
Vapor Pressure 0.003mbar at 50°C
DNase DNase free
Merck Index 15, 4520
Assay Percent Range ≥99.5 %
CAS 56-81-5
Identification Pass Test
Recommended Storage RT
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Gray
Iron (Fe) 5ppm max.
Calcium (Ca) 5ppm max.
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 0.003mbar at 50°C
Water 0.5% max.
Zinc (Zn) 2ppm max.
Purity Grade Notes DNase-, RNase- and Protease-Free
Packaging Glass Bottle
Magnesium (Mg) 1ppm max.
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm max.
Synonym Glycerin
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause central nervous system effects. Hygroscopic. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Do not induce vomiting.

NFPA

Health:1
Flammability:1
Instability:0
Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
Molecular Formula C3H8O3

Glycerol is used for low-temperature storage of enzymes and bacterial cultures, purification of proteins, and as a component in electrophoresis loading buffers.

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Safety and Handling
 

Emergency Overview
Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause central nervous system effects. Hygroscopic. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Do not induce vomiting.

NFPA

Health:1
Flammability:1
Instability:0

WARNING!

RT