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Alfa Aesar™ Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane, 99%

$32.92 - $226.74

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
CAS 77-86-1
Molecular Formula C4H11NO3
Linear Formula (HOCH2)3CNH2
Formula Weight 121.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004679
Beilstein 741883
Merck Index 14,9772
Synonym 2-Amino-2-hydroxymethyl-1,3-propanediol; TRIS
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 168° to 172°C
Boiling Point 219° to 220°C (10mmHg)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
CAS 77-86-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C4H11NO3
Linear Formula (HOCH2)3CNH2
Formula Weight 121.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004679
Beilstein 741883
Merck Index 14,9772
Synonym 2-Amino-2-hydroxymethyl-1,3-propanediol; TRIS
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number TY2900000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane is used as buffers in biochemistry and molecular biology laboratories. It is used as a primary standard to standardize acid solutions for chemical analysis. It finds application in cell membranes to increase its permeability. As an alternative to sodium bicarbonate, it used in the treatment of metabolic acidosis.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethylene glycol, methanol, ethanol,dimethyl formamide, acetone, ethyl acetate, olive oil, chloroform and alkaline solution.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with bases and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.