E7023

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl alcohol, Pure

200 proof, for molecular biology

Synonym(s):
absolute alcohol, non-denatured ethanol, Ethanol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.07
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

assay

≥99.45%

form

liquid

expl. lim.

3.1-27.7 %

concentration

200 proof

application(s)

DNA extraction: suitable
RNA extraction: suitable

impurities

≤0.2% (water)

pH

7.0 (20 °C, 10 g/L)

bp

78.3 °C

mp

-114 °C

density

0.789 g/mL at 20 °C

Featured Industry

Agriculture

InChI

1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

This product is 200proof, non-denatured absolute ethanol (100%). This is a molecular biology grade product and is tested for the RNase and Dnase.

Application

Pure ethyl alcohol (ethanol) has been used in the following process:
  • DNA and RNA extraction
  • array hybridization
  • ethanol sedation assay
Suitable for use in the precipitation of nucleic acids

Packaging

500, 6×500 mL in glass bottle
1, 4, 4×4 L in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Positive allosteric modulator of GABAA receptors, and negative allosteric modulator of NMDA glutamate receptors.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

55.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

13 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

  1. Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?

    If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.

  2. Is Product E7023, Ethanol 200 proof, denatured?

    No.  Product number E7023 is a nondenatured ethanol.

  3. Is Product E7023, Ethanol 200 proof, RNase and DNase free? 

    Yes. This is a molecular biology grade product and is tested for the RNase and Dnase.

  4. Can Product E7023, Ethanol 200 proof, be used for RNA extraction?

    Yes. This product is tested for use in RNA extraction.

  5. Is Product E7023, Ethanol 200 proof, 100% ethanol?

    Yes.  This product is 200 proof, absolute ethanol.  To determine the percentage of ethanol you can divide the proof number by 2.  Consequently, this product is 100% ethanol. 

  6. How do I get lot-specific information or a 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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