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Sigmacote®

siliconizing reagent for glass and other surfaces

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Application

A special silicone solution in heptane that readily forms a covalent, microscopically thin film on glass, retards clotting of blood or plasma; water repellant. Ideal for glass, ceramics and fiber optics. Used to treat GC injection glass inserts.
Ready to use without dilution; reusable if kept free of moisture.

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Sigmacote is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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All labs need water

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2924 8(3) / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
24.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-4 °C

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Product SL2, Sigmacote™?
Sigmacote is a solution of an organopolysiloxane in heptane used for coating glassware. It produces a thin film on the glass surface to prevent adsorption of many proteins and to repel water. Click on the following link to view SL2 Product Information Sheet: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/sigma/product%20information%20sheet/sl2pis.pdf
How do I use Product SL2, Sigmacote™?
Sigmacote is ready to use on glass which must be clean and dry. Details for use can be found on our Product Information Sheet. Click on the following link to view SL2 Product Information Sheet: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/etc/medialib/docs/Sigma/Product_Information_Sheet/1/sl2pis.Par.0001.File.tmp/sl2pis.pdf
Can Product SL2, Sigmacote™ be used on plastics or other non-glass surfaces?
This information can be found on SL2 Product Information Sheet. Sigmacote has not been evaluated by Sigma for coating plastics or other non-glass surfaces. It is intended for coating glassware. Click on the following link to view SL2 Product Information Sheet: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/sigma/product%20information%20sheet/sl2pis.pdf
Can Product SL2, Sigmacote™ be removed from glass surfaces?
This information can be found on SL2 Product Information Sheet. Sigmacote can be removed from glass surfaces by either soaking in a basic solution or by physical abrasion. Click on the following link to view SL2 Product Information Sheet: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/sigma/product%20information%20sheet/sl2pis.pdf
Can Product SL2, Sigmacote™ be removed from glass surfaces?
This information can be found on SL2 Product Information Sheet. Turbid or cloudy solutions indicate water contamination and should not be used. Click on the following link to view SL2 Product Information Sheet: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/sigma/product%20information%20sheet/sl2pis.pdf
Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
How do I find price and availability?
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What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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