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Alfa Aesar™ Guanidine thiocyanate, 99%

$93.76 - $1,480.78

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Guanidine thiocyanate
CAS 593-84-0
Molecular Formula CH5N3·HSCN
Formula Weight 118.16
MDL Number MFCD00013027
Beilstein 3563461
Synonym Guanidine rhodanide
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AAB212500E

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B212500E
2500g Each for $1,480.78

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 118.16
Chemical Name or Material Guanidine thiocyanate
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH5N3·HSCN
MDL Number MFCD00013027
CAS 593-84-0
Beilstein 3563461
Synonym Guanidine rhodanide
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H312-H332
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Melting Point 118° to 122°C
Quantity 2500g
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P304+P340-P301+P312-P312-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number XL1225000

Applications
Guanidine thiocyanate is a useful tool for RNA isolation and protein solubilization. It is involved in the quantification of mRNA from hepatocytes. It acts as a medium for blood smaple lystae in order to maintain the integrity of nucleic acid. It is a chaotropic agent, mainly involved in the extraction of DNA and RNA. It is utilized to deactivate the influenza virus.

Solubility
Soluble in water and ethanol

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with acids and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P304+P340-P301+P312-P312-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H312-H332
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.