synthetic (microbial fermentation/ cell culture)
n20/D 1.398 (lit.)
93-94 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)
1.101 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
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Acute Tox. 4 Oral
10 - Combustible liquids
156.2 °F - closed cup
69 °C - closed cup
The material is stable at room temperature as long as it is protected from moisture. We do recommend 2-8 °C for its storage.
DEPC breaks down to ethanol and carbon dioxide. The carbon dioxide builds up pressure inside the bottle; when opened, it will degas and/or bubble out of the bottle.
DEPC reacts with amines, thiols, and alcohols. Any buffer that contains an amine, e.g.., Trizma, should not be used. View this information on the product information sheet (under Documents, above.
Glassware is preferable since some plastics, e.g.., polycarbonate, are known to react with DEPC.
DEPC is not very soluble in water. Stirring and/or shaking is necessary to suspend DEPC in water.
Add DEPC directly to the water to yield a 0.1 % solution. Shake vigorously and allow to set overnight at room temperature with the lid loose or incubated for 2 hours at 37 °C. The solution is then autoclaved 15 minutes for each liter.
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.
The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.
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Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS.To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product.