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P5811

Sigma-Aldrich

Phosphoric acid

BioReagent, suitable for insect cell culture, 85%

Synonym(s):
Orthophosphoric acid
Linear Formula:
H3PO4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
98.00
Beilstein:
1921286
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

vapor density

3.4 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

2.2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
5 mmHg ( 25 °C)

product line

BioReagent

assay

85%

form

liquid

technique(s)

cell culture | insect: suitable

bp

158 °C (lit.)

mp

~40 °C (lit.)

density

1.685 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
1.69 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OP(O)(O)=O

InChI

1S/H3O4P/c1-5(2,3)4/h(H3,1,2,3,4)

InChI key

NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... SRC(6714)

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General description

Phosphoric acid is a compound of phosphorus and oxygen. It is a colorless crystalline solid.

Application

Qualified for use as a titration acid in insect cell culture applications.
Phosphoric acid has been used:
  • as a component of preservative in yeast-sucrose food for maintaining Drosophila melanogaster
  • in the preparation of triethylamine phosphate stock solution
  • as a component in the preparation of protein reagent
  • to adjust pH during the preparation of phosphate buffer solution

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Phosphoric acid is commonly used in fertilizer industry. It is also used in the manufacture of insecticide and pesticide.

Other Notes

Concentrated phosphoric acid is approx. 85% H3PO4 (aqueous).

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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