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

$40.18 - $492.39

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 107-22-2
Molecular Formula C2H2O2
Molecular Weight (g/mol) 58.036
MDL Number MFCD00006957
InChI Key LEQAOMBKQFMDFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Synonym 1,2-ethanedione, aerotex glyoxal 40, biformal, biformyl, diformal, diformyl, ethanedial, glyoxal, glyoxylaldehyde, oxalaldehyde
PubChem CID 7860
ChEBI CHEBI:34779
IUPAC Name oxaldehyde
SMILES C(=O)C=O
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AAA16144AE
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Alfa Aesar™
A16144AE
100mL
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AAA16144AP
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Alfa Aesar™
A16144AP
500mL
Each for $54.62
 
AAA161440F
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Alfa Aesar™
A161440F
2500mL
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AAA161440D
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Alfa Aesar™
A161440D
10000mL
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Description

Description

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.
Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

107-22-2
58.036
LEQAOMBKQFMDFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
7860
oxaldehyde
C2H2O2
MFCD00006957
1,2-ethanedione, aerotex glyoxal 40, biformal, biformyl, diformal, diformyl, ethanedial, glyoxal, glyoxylaldehyde, oxalaldehyde
CHEBI:34779
C(=O)C=O

Specifications

40% w/w aq. soln.
1.409
-14°C
107-22-2
HCOCHO
1732463
1,2-ethanedione, aerotex glyoxal 40, biformal, biformyl, diformal, diformyl, ethanedial, glyoxal, glyoxylaldehyde, oxalaldehyde
LEQAOMBKQFMDFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
oxaldehyde
7860
58.04
1.271
104°C
100mL
C2H2O2
MFCD00006957
14,4509
Miscible with water,methanol and dimethylsulfoxide.
C(=O)C=O
58.036
CHEBI:34779
Glyoxal
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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.

P201-P202-P261-P264b-P271-P272-P280-P281-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P333+P313-P362-P501c

H315-H317-H319-H332-H335-H341

EINECSNumber : 203-474-9

RTECSNumber : MD2700000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

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