Sand, washed is employed in the extraction of DNA and RNA due to its ability to bind to the nucleic acids under the presence of chaotropes. It may be employed as insulating layer on top of the silicon in the fabrication of gold electrode, used for flow injection amperometric detection of organophosphorus (OP) nerve agents.
Insoluble in water.
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause cancer.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : W7330000
TSCA : TSCA