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Formamide

BioXtra, ≥99% (GC)

Synonym: Amide C1, Formic amide

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Properties

Related Categories Acids and Bases, Biochemicals and Reagents, Core Bioreagents, Denaturation, General Reagents,
vapor density   1.55 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  30 mmHg ( 129 °C)
InChI Key   ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99% (GC)
autoignition temp.   932 °F
impurities   <0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
ign. residue   <0.1%
refractive index   n20/D 1.447(lit.)
bp   210 °C(lit.)
mp   2-3 °C(lit.)
density   1.134 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): <0.05%
  sulfate (SO42-): <0.05%
cation traces   Al: <0.0005%
  Ca: <0.0005%
  Cu: <0.0005%
  Fe: <0.0005%
  K: <0.005%
  Mg: <0.0005%
  NH4+: <0.05%
  Na: <0.005%
  Pb: <0.001%
  Zn: <0.0005%

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 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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47671 Formamide, BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.5% (T)

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