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Ethyl alcohol, Pure

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≥99.45%, for molecular biology, 200 proof, suitable for RNA extraction and DNA extraction

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

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

assay

≥99.45%

form

liquid

expl. lim.

3.1-27.7 %

greener alternative product characteristics

Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.

concentration

200 proof

technique(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

application(s)

agriculture

greener alternative category

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.
We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. Ethanol is environmentally preferable green solvent and thus it aligns with "Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries" and "Use of Renewable Feedstocks". 

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

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

55.4 °F

flash_point_c

13 °C


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