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R8382

Sigma-Aldrich

Reagent Alcohol

used for histology tissue preparation

Synonym(s):
SD3A Alcohol, Specially Denatured Ethanol, 3A formulation, Ethanol, RGA, denatured alcohol
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

form

solution

expl. lim.

3.1-27.7 % (lit.)

concentration

100%

color

colorless

bp

78 °C (lit.)

mp

-114 °C (lit.)

density

0.790 g/cm3

application(s)

hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

InChI

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

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Application

Reagent alcohol has been used in most histology and cytology procedures for histology tissue preparation.[1][2]

Packaging

1 gal in poly bottle

Components

95 parts of specially denatured ethyl alcohol 3A with 5 parts of isopropyl alcohol. Final concentrations are ~ 90% ethanol, 5% methanol and 5% isopropanol.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

57.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

14 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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