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P1037

Sigma-Aldrich

Phenol

for molecular biology

Synonym(s):
Hydroxybenzene
Linear Formula:
C6H5OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
94.11
Beilstein:
969616
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.31

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

vapor density

3.24 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.09 psi ( 55 °C)
0.36 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

crystals

autoignition temp.

1319 °F

does not contain

preservative

expl. lim.

8.6 %

impurities

≤2 ppm Mg
≤5 ppm Pb

color

colorless

bp

182 °C (lit.)

mp

40-42 °C (lit.)

density

1.071 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

suitability

suitable for molecular biology

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

Oc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C6H6O/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5,7H

InChI key

ISWSIDIOOBJBQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... GABRA1(2554)

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Application

Phenol has been used:
  • in solid-phase peptide synthesis
  • as a component of DNA extraction buffer
  • as a component of Alexander′s stain solution

Biochem/physiol Actions

Phenol is majorly used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Phenol pollutes water bodies and inhibits the γ-aminobutyric acid receptor (GABAAR)-coupled chloride ATPase function in the fish brain.

Packaging

Redistilled and packaged under nitrogen in amber bottles.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Muta. 2 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT RE 2

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

177.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

81 °C - closed cup

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