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Thermo Scientific Chemicals Formaldehyde, 37% in aq. soln., ACS, 36.5-38.0%, stab. with 10-15% methanol

Catalog Number AA33314M6
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Quantity:
500 mL
1 L
4 L
4 x 1 L
4 x 4 L
50-00-0
CH2O
30.03
MFCD00003274
WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formalin, methanal, formol, methylene oxide, paraformaldehyde, oxomethane, paraform, formic aldehyde, oxymethylene, methyl aldehyde
712
CHEBI:16842
formaldehyde
C=O
50-00-0
CH2O
30.03
MFCD00003274
WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formalin, methanal, formol, methylene oxide, paraformaldehyde, oxomethane, paraform, formic aldehyde, oxymethylene, methyl aldehyde
712
CHEBI:16842
formaldehyde
C=O

Formaldehyde is used as a denaturant in formaldehyde-agarose gel electrophoresis of RNA. It is also used in fiber board, plywood, cigarette smoke, fuel burning appliances, kerosene space heaters and in photography. It acts as a precursor in the manufacturing of automobiles and is used to make components for transmissions, electrical systems, engine blocks, door panels, axles and brake shoes. It serves as a disinfectant. It is also an ingredient in glues and is used as a preservative in medical laboratories, as an embalming fluid and as a sterilizer.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

TRUSTED_SUSTAINABILITY
Melting Point −15°C
Color Colorless
Density 1.083 g/mL
Boiling Point 97°C
Flash Point 60°C (140°F)
Odor Pungent
Assay Percent Range 36.5-38.0%
Refractive Index 1.3765
Linear Formula HCHO
Quantity 4 x 4 L
UN Number UN1198
Beilstein 1209228
Merck Index 14,4235
Solubility Information Soluble in water.
Formula Weight 30.03
Percent Purity 36.5 to 38.0%
Grade ACS
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Stab. with 10 to 15% methanol
Chemical Name or Material Formaldehyde, For ACS analysis
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GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H370-H351-H314-H226-H317 Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

DOTInformation Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FORMALDEHYDE SOLUTIONS, FLAMMABLE
EINECSNumber 200-001-8
RTECSNumber LP8925000
TSCA Yes
Recommended Storage Ambient temperatures

P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H226-H301+H311+H331-H314-H317-H335-H336-H341-H350-H370-H372

RUO – Research Use Only

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