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Mineral oil

BioReagent, for molecular biology, light oil

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grade   for molecular biology
product line   BioReagent
form   light oil
color   white
refractive index   n20/D 1.467(lit.)
density   0.84 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
suitability   suitable for overlaying aqueous reactions and centrifuge gradients
foreign activity   DNase, RNase, Protease, none detected
storage temp.   room temp

Description

General description

Mineral Oil is a colorless, odorless mixture of alkanes from a mineral source. It is often used as an inert overlay to minimize evaporation in molecular biology applications, including PCR, but has many other applications on other research fields.

Packaging

5, 500 mL in poly bottle

Application

Mineral oil is suitable for use as an overlay to control evaporation and cross contamination of samples in a variety of molecular biology applications.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
PY8047000
Flash Point(F) 
>233.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>112 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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