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45347 Sigma-Aldrich

Epoxy embedding medium, hardener MNA

≥95.0%

Synonym: Epon MNA substitute, MNA, Methyl nadic anhydride, Methyl-5-norbornene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride, Methylnorbornene-2,3-dicarboxylic acid anhydride

  • CAS Number 25134-21-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H10O3

  • Molecular Weight 178.18

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 162395

  •  EC Number 246-644-8

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24868813

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Embedding Media, Embedding and Mounting Media, Microscopy Reagents More...
vapor density   6.1 (20 °C, vs air)
vapor pressure   5 mmHg ( 120 °C)
assay   ≥95.0% (T)
  ≥95.0%
refractive index   n20/D 1.506(lit.)
  n20/D 1.507
density   1.232 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Other Notes

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Application

It was used during transmission electron microscopy done for the analysis of epithelial cells; during a study performed to understand the epithelial cell growth and stratification in minimal culture conditions.

General description

Epoxy embedding medium is generally used for biological tissues during study by electron microscopy. Usually, it consists of three components; Epon 812 resin, an anhydride hardener and an accelerator.

Legal Information

Epon is a trademark of Hexion, Inc.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
RB9100000
Flash Point(F) 
275 °F
Flash Point(C) 
135 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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