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1424109

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Methyl alcohol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Methanol, Methyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
32.04
Beilstein:
1098229
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

1.11 (vs air)

vapor pressure

410 mmHg ( 50 °C)
97.68 mmHg ( 20 °C)

autoignition temp.

725 °F

expl. lim.

36 %

manufacturer/tradename

USP

refractive index

n20/D 1.329 (lit.)

bp

64.7 °C (lit.)

mp

−98 °C (lit.)

density

0.791 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

CO

InChI

1S/CH4O/c1-2/h2H,1H3

InChI key

OKKJLVBELUTLKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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format

neat

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

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pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

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USP

manufacturer/tradename

USP

manufacturer/tradename

USP

vapor density

1.11 (vs air)

vapor density

-

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor pressure

410 mmHg ( 50 °C)

vapor pressure

-

vapor pressure

44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Methyl alcohol USP reference standard for use in specified quality tests and assays.

Also used to prepare standard, standard stock, and system suitability solutions for the assay, and impurity analysis according to the given below monographs of United States Pharmacopeia (USP):
  • Methyl alcohol
  • Polyvinyl Alcohol
  • Acetone

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 1

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

49.5 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

9.7 °C - closed cup


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PDSCL

Deleterious substance

FSL

Flammable liquids
Alcohols
Hazardous rank II

ISHL Indicated Name

Substances Subject to be Indicated Names

ISHL Notified Names

Substances Subject to be Notified Names


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Protocols

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