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F8775 Sigma

Formaldehyde solution

for molecular biology, 36.5-38% in H2O

Synonym: Formalin

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Properties

Related Categories Core Bioreagents, General Reagents, Life Science Reagents for DNA/RNA Electrophoresis, Life Science Reagents for Northern and Southern Blotting, Life Science Reagents for Protein Electrophoresis,
grade   for molecular biology
vapor density   1.03 (vs air)
vapor pressure   52 mmHg ( 37 °C)
autoignition temp.   572 °F
contains   10-15% methanol
concentration   36.5-38% in H2O
density   1.09 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
suitability   suitable for (use in Formaldehyde-Agarose Gel Electrophoresis of RNA)

Description

Analysis Note

Tested for use in formaldehyde-agarose gel electrophoresis of RNA.

Application

Formaldehyde is used as a denaturant in formaldehyde-agarose gel electrophoresis of RNA. A gel concentration of 2.2 M formaldehyde is typically used. The formaldehyde concentration as supplied is approximately 13.3M.

Packaging

25, 500 mL in poly bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 2209 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
LP8925000
Flash Point(F) 
147.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
64 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Determination of Water Content in Formaldehyde Using Karl Fischer Titration

Aldehydes have a tendency to form acetals. At the same time water is formed. Water is bound in the bisulfite addition. Short chain aldehydes show a strong tendency to acetal formation, aromatic aldeh...
Keywords: Size-exclusion chromatography, Titrations

Determination of Water Content in Formaldehyde, free water Using Karl Fischer Titration

Aldehydes have a tendency to form acetals. At the same time water is formed. Water is bound in the bisulfite addition. Short chain aldehydes show a strong tendency to acetal formation, aromatic aldeh...
Keywords: Titrations

Determination of Water Content in Formaldehyde, total water Using Karl Fischer Titration

Aldehydes have a tendency to form acetals. At the same time water is formed. Water is bound in the bisulfite addition. Short chain aldehydes show a strong tendency to acetal formation, aromatic aldeh...
Keywords: Titrations

Protocols

Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Kit CHP1 Protocol

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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