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93572 Sigma-Aldrich

Formamide

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, ≥99.5% (GC/T)

Synonym: Amide C1, Formic amide

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grade   ACS reagent
vapor density   1.55 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  30 mmHg ( 129 °C)
InChI Key   ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   puriss. p.a.
assay   ≥99.5% (GC/T)
autoignition temp.   932 °F
impurities   ≤0.02% free acid (as HCOOH)
  ≤0.1% water
refractive index   n20/D 1.447(lit.)
  n20/D 1.447
bp   210 °C(lit.)
mp   2-3 °C(lit.)
transition temp   solidification point 2-3 °C
density   1.134 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
cation traces   Ca: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤1 mg/kg
  Co: ≤1 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤1 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤1 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤1 mg/kg
  K: ≤20 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤20 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤1 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤1 mg/kg
suitability   complies for miscibility

Description

Application

Formamide destabilizes nucleic acid duplexes and may be used, typically, at a concentration of 50%, in hybridization protocols requiring lower hybridization temperatures.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Blood
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LQ0525000
Flash Point(F) 
347 °F
Flash Point(C) 
175 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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