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H1758

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Hydrochloric acid

36.5-38.0%, BioReagent, for molecular biology

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Synonym(s):
HCL, Hydrogen Chloride Solution, Muriatic Acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
36.46
Beilstein:
1098214
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.31

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

vapor density

1.3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

3.23 psi ( 21.1 °C)
7.93 psi ( 37.7 °C)

product line

BioReagent

Assay

36.5-38.0%

form

liquid

concentration

30-50%

color

light yellow

pH

<1 (20 °C)

bp

>100 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble

density

1.2 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.2 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤1 ppm

suitability

suitable for molecular biology

SMILES string

Cl

InChI

1S/ClH/h1H

InChI key

VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Hydrochloric acid 36.5-38.0%, BioReagent, for molecular biology

Sigma-Aldrich

H1758

Hydrochloric acid

Essential+ Grade
vapor density

1.3 (vs air)

vapor density

-

vapor pressure

3.23 psi ( 21.1 °C), 7.93 psi ( 37.7 °C)

vapor pressure

190 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

36.5-38.0%

assay

-

form

liquid

form

liquid

concentration

30-50%

concentration

5900-6100 mmol/L (alkalimetric), ~6 M in H2O

Application

Hydrochloric acid has been used:
  • for the solubilization of formazan crystals
  • to adjust pH in various buffers
  • for the preparation of giant reed extract

Hydrochloric acid has been used:
  • in cell viability assays
  • for DNA denaturation
  • for pH adjustments in sucrose hydrolysis experiment

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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