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76240 Sigma-Aldrich

Paraformaldehyde

purum, ≥95.0% (T)

Synonym: Polyoxymethylene

  • CAS Number 30525-89-4

  • Linear Formula HO(CH2O)nH

  • Molecular Weight 30.03 (as monomer)

  •  MDL number MFCD00133991

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C1 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
vapor density   1.03 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1.45 mmHg ( 25 °C)
grade   purum
assay   ≥95.0% (T)
autoignition temp.   572 °F
expl. lim.   73 %
mp   120-170 °C(lit.)
  120-170 °C
density   0.88 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2213 4.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
RV0540000
Flash Point(F) 
158 °F
Flash Point(C) 
70 °C

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158127 Paraformaldehyde, powder, 95%

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