Reagent Alcohol


Ethanol, denatured alcohol, RGA
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vapor density

1.59 (vs air)



expl. lim.

3.1-27.7 % (lit.)




78 °C (lit.)


-114 °C (lit.)

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Reagent alcohol has been used as a solvent in:
  • The SELEX (Systematic Evolution of Ligands by Exponential Enrichment) procedure for the selection of aptamers.
  • The study of the morphology of mitochondria in dopaminergic neurites of mice.


4x1GA-PB is in poly bottle.
12x1GA-PB is 3x(4x1GA) in poly bottle.
20x1GA-PB is 5x(4x1GA) in poly bottle.


95 parts of specially denatured ethyl alcohol 3A, 140 proof, with 5 parts of isopropyl alcohol. Final concentrations are ~ 60% ethanol, ~ 5% methanol and ~ 5% isopropanol. Contains ~ 30% water.

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Ordering Information:
The letterhead approval is not required by Sigma-Aldrich for the 4x1GA unit size.

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Hazard Statements


UN 1987BF 3 / PGII

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

60.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

16 °C - closed cup

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