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Sigma-Aldrich offers a full range of high-purity solvents with extremely low water levels specifically manufactured for moisture sensitive Organic and Biotech applications.

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    Sigma-Aldrich Anhydrous & Biotech Solvents Table

 

Anhydrous Solvents

Complete list of Anhydrous grade solvents

  • Water content ranges from typically 10 to 30 ppm and do not require additional drying in your lab due to our low residue levels.
  • Ideal use in applications requiring extremely low levels of water such as:

 

Sigma-Aldrich Anhydrous solvents are available in Sure/Seal Bottles and Pure-Pac containers.

Anhydrous 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran - A versatile alternative to Tetrahydrofuran and Dichloromethane

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Biotech Solvents

Complete list of Biotech grade solvents

The Biotech line of solvents is characterized by not only low water content, but also minimal residue and clean UV spectra.

Purified for biotechnology applications such as:

Sigma-Aldrich Biotech solvents are available in Sure/Seal Bottles and Pure-Pac containers.

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Sigma-Aldrich Anhydrous & Biotech Solvents Table

 

  Anhydrous Biotech
  Acetonitrile Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
271004
99.8%
< 10 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494445
≥99.93%
< 10 ppm
 
<0.0002%
UV nm
190
210
220
235-400
<0.008 meq/g
<0.0006 meq/g
Max Abs.
1.000
0.030
0.010
0.005
Titr. Acid
Titr. Base
  Buytl acetate Purity
Water
Residue
287725
≥99%
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
496162
99.7%
< 10 ppm
<0.0005%
UV nm


<0.0016 meq/g
Max Abs.


Titr. Acid
  Carbon tetrachloride Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
289116
≥99.5%
< 20 ppm
<50 ppm
< 0.0003%
     
  1-Chlorobutane Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
414255
99.5%
< 30 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
496170
≥99.5%
< 10 ppm

<0.0003%
UV nm



<0.0016 meq/g
Max Abs.



Titr. Acid
  Chloroform
  0.5-1.0% ethanol as stabilizer
Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
401765
99.7%
< 10 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
496189
≥99.9%
< 10 ppm

<0.0003%
   
  Dichloromethane
  
50-150 ppm hydrocarbon as stabilizer
 Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
270997
99.0%
< 10 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494453
99.9%
< 20 ppm

<0.0003%
UV nm
235
240
250
260
340-400
Max Abs.
1.000
0.200
0.050
0.020
0.010
  N,N-Diisopropylethylamine Purity
Water
Residue
271012
99.8%
< 50 ppm
< 0.0001%
496219
99.5%
< 20 ppm
   
  N,N-Dimethylformamide Purity
Water
Residue
227056
99.8%
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494488
≥99.9%
< 50 ppm
<0.0005%
UV nm
275
295
310
340-400
<0.0005 meq/g
<0.0003 meq/g
Max Abs.
0.30
0.10
0.05
0.07
Titr. Acid
Titr. Base
  Dimethyl sulfoxide Purity
Water
Residue
276855
≥99.9%
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494429
99.8%
< 50 ppm
<0.0005%
UV nm
270
280
295
350-400
Max Abs.
1.00
0.30
0.10
0.01
  1,4-Dioxane Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
296309
99.8%
< 30 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0003%
     
  Ether
 
 1 ppm BHT as stabilzer
Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
296082
≥ 99.7%
< 30 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0003%
     
  Ethyl actate Purity
Water
Residue
270989
99.8%
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494518
≥99.8%
< 10 ppm
<0.0003%
UV nm
254
263
275-400
<0.0009 meq/g
Max Abs.
1.00
0.05
0.01
Titr. Acid
  Heptane Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
246654
99%
< 10 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494526
≥99%
< 50 ppm

<0.0002%
UV nm
197
210
220
230
260-400
Max Abs.
1.00
0.40
0.15
0.05
0.01
  Methanol Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
322415
99.8%
< 20 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0003%
494437
99.93%
< 20 ppm

<0.0003%
UV nm
203
220
230
240
260-400
<0.0003 meq/g
<0.0002 meq/g
Max Abs.
1.00
0.60
0.15
0.05
0.01
Titr. Acid
Titr. Base
  3-Methyl-1-butanol  Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
309435
≥99%
< 30 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
496200
≥99%
< 50 ppm

<0.0005%
UV nm


<0.002 meq/g
<0.1%
Max Abs.


Titr. Acid
Carbonyl
  1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidinone  Purity
Water
328634
99.5%
< 50 ppm
494496
≥99.5%
< 50 ppm
UV nm
285
300
325
350-400
<0.01% meq/g
Max Abs.
1.00
0.50
0.10
0.01
Free amines
  1-Propanol  Purity
Water
Residue
279544
99.7%
< 50 ppm
< 0.0003%
496197
99.7%

<0.0003%
UV nm


<0.0004 meq/g
Max Abs.


Titr. Acid
  Pyridine Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
270970
99.8%
< 30 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494410
≥99.9%
< 30 ppm

<0.0003%
UV nm
<0.001%
<0.0005%
<0.002%
<0.0001%
Max Abs.
Cl
Cu
NH3
SO4
  Tetrahydrofuran
 
 Inhibitor-free
Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
401757
99.9%
< 20 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 0.0005%
494461
≥99.9%
< 50 ppm

<0.0005%
UV nm


<0.005%
Max Abs.


Peroxides
  Tetrahydrofuran
  
250 ppm BHT as stabilizer
Purity
Water
100 mL
186562
99.9%
< 20 ppm
< 50 ppm
 
 
   
  Toluene Purity
Water
100 mL
Residue
244511
99.8%
< 10 ppm
< 50 ppm
<0.0005%
 
 
   

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