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Glutaraldehyde solution

technical, ~25% in H2O (2.6 M)

Synonym: Glutaric dialdehyde solution, Pentane-1,5-dial

  • CAS Number 111-30-8

  • Linear Formula OHC(CH2)3CHO

  • Molecular Weight 100.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 605390

  •  MDL number MFCD00007025

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757495

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C1 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
InChI Key   SXRSQZLOMIGNAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   technical
concentration   ~25% in H2O (2.6 M)
refractive index   n20/D 1.372
density   1.058 g/mL at 20 °C

Description

Caution

may contain precipitate

Other Notes

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Application

Glutaraldehyde may be used in the following studies:
• To compose the fixative solution (Glutaraldehyde + Paraformaldehyde + NaPO4) for use in high-resolution light microscopy and electron microscopy studies.
• To study the conjugation of goat anti-horseradish peroxidase with alkaline phosphatase by a reported method.
• To compose the primary fixative, which is employed to protect the deterioration of cytoplasmic features of yeast cells during permanganate fixation.

General description

Glutaraldehyde solution is 25% solution of glutaraldehyde in water. Antibacterial action of 2% solution of alkaline glutaraldehyde against various atypical mycobacteria has been investigated.

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Corrosive to the respiratory tract.
RIDADR 
UN3265 - class 8 - PG 2 - EHS - Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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