8.18715

Sigma-Aldrich

Paraformaldehyde

for synthesis

Synonym(s):
Paraformaldehyde
Linear Formula:
(CH2O)n
CAS Number:
MDL number:

storage conditions

Store at <= 20°C.

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1.93 hPa ( 25 °C)

assay

≥95% (acidimetric)

form

solid

autoignition temp.

300 °C

potency

592 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

expl. lim.

7-73 % (v/v)

application(s)

immunofluorescence: suitable

pH

5.5 (20 °C in H2O, saturated solution)

mp

100-130 °C

density

1.4 g/cm3 at 20 °C

InChI

1S/CH2O/c1-2/h1H2

InChI key

WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Linkage

Replaces: PX0055-3

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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