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Alfa Aesar™ Glyoxal, 40% w/w aq. soln.

$30.58 - $420.39

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glyoxal
CAS 107-22-2
Molecular Formula C2H2O2
Linear Formula HCOCHO
Formula Weight 58.04
MDL Number MFCD00006957
Beilstein 1732463
Merck Index 14,4509
Synonym Ethanedial
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AAA16144AE

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A16144AE
100mL Each for $30.58

AAA16144AP

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A16144AP
500mL Each for $45.20

AAA161440D

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A161440D
10000mL Each for $420.39

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2500mL Each for $114.07
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 58.04
Concentration 40% w/w aq. soln.
TSCA TSCA
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H341-H315-H319-H317
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Chemical Name or Material Glyoxal
Beilstein 1732463
Quantity 100mL
RTECS Number MD2700000
Linear Formula HCOCHO
MDL Number MFCD00006957
CAS 107-22-2
Synonym Ethanedial
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
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.
Molecular Formula C2H2O2
Melting Point −14°C
Merck Index 14,4509
Boiling Point 104°C

Applications
Glyoxal is used to prepare 4,5-dihydroxy-2-imidazolidinone by condensation with urea. It finds application in leather tanning process, textile finishes and paper coatings. It is an important building block in the synthesis of imidazoles. It acts as a solubilizer and cross-linking agent in polymer chemistry. Further, it is used as a fixative for histology to preserve cells in order to examine under a microscope.

Solubility
Miscible with water, methanol and dimethylsulfoxide.

Notes
Moisture and heat sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agent, oxygen, peroxides, amides, amines, hydroxy-containing materials, nitric acid and aldehydes.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
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
H341-H315-H319-H317
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.