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4610-OP

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Formamide

OmniPur® Grade, >= 99%, Deionized

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Synonym(s):
Formamide, Carbamaldehyde, Amide C1, Formic amide
Linear Formula:
HCONH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
45.04
Beilstein:
505995
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

1.55 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
30 mmHg ( 129 °C)

Assay

≥99% (GC)

form

viscous liquid (slightly)

autoignition temp.

932 °F

manufacturer/tradename

Calbiochem®

storage condition

OK to freeze

technique(s)

hybridization: suitable

color

colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.447 (lit.)

pH

8-10 (20 °C, 200 g/L)

bp

210 °C (lit.)

mp

2-3 °C (lit.)

density

1.134 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

shipped in

wet ice

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

NC=O

InChI

1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)

InChI key

ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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assay

≥99% (GC)

assay

-

assay

-

assay

≥99.5%

form

viscous liquid (slightly)

form

crystalline powder

form

crystalline powder

form

crystalline powder (Fine)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C), 30 mmHg ( 129 °C)

vapor pressure

-

vapor pressure

-

vapor pressure

-

mp

2-3 °C (lit.)

mp

248 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

>280 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.447 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

-

refractive index

-

General description



Molecular Biology grade.

A260 (0.5 M, water): ≤0.03 AU
A270 (0.5M, water): ≤0.05 AU
A280 (0.5 M, water): ≤0.08 AU
Purity by Assay: ≥ 99%
Conductivity: ≤100 µmho
DNase: None detected
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.0001%
Identification: To pass test
Phosphatase: None detected
Protease: None detected
RNase: None detected





Intended for laboratory and manufacturing use only. Not for drug, food, or household use.

Application

Formamide destabilizes nucleic acid duplexes and may be used, typically, at a concentration of 50%, in hybridization protocols requiring lower hybridization temperatures.

Legal Information

CALBIOCHEM is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
OMNIPUR is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Repr. 1B - STOT RE 2 Oral

Target Organs

Blood

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

305.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

152 °C


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CAS No.

EU REACH Annex XVII (Restriction List)

CAS No.

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