for molecular biology
1.3 (vs air)
3.23 psi ( 21.1 °C)
7.93 psi ( 37.7 °C)
< 1 (20 °C)
>100 °C (lit.)
1.2 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Fe: ≤0.2 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤1 ppm
suitable for molecular biology
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The molarity or molar concentration can be calculated using the following formula: [Density x 1000 x concentration (%)] / (molecular weight)
Based on an approximate density of 1.2 g/ml and a percentage range of 36.5 - 38.0%, concentrated HCl is in the range 11.6-12.0 M (which is also 11.6-12.0 Normal, for this monoprotic acid).
This product is designated as Molecular Biology grade and is suitable for molecular biology applications.
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