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Amberlite® IR120 Na+ form


Synonym: Amberlite® IR120 Na+ form



Related Categories Amberlite, Amberlite Strong Cation Exchangers, Analytical/Chromatography, Cation, Cation Exchange Media,
vapor density   >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   17 mmHg ( 20 °C)
crosslinking   8 % cross-linked
autoignition temp.   800 °F
cross-linkage   8%
moisture   45%
matrix   styrene-divinylbenzene (gel)
particle size   16-50 mesh
capacity   2.0 meq/mL by wetted bed volume


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1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle


Amberlite® IR120 Na+ form may be used in separation medium for TLC, paper chromatography and LPLC.

Strongly acidic cation exchange resin for decalicification.

General description

Amberlite® IR120 is a strong basic anion exchange resin which may be used for the recovery of toxic metals. It may be used in column chromatography. It is required for a ion-exchange resin to swell in the solvent for a higher rate of sorption and to exchange ions.

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Amberlite is a registered trademark of The Dow Chemical Company or an affiliated company of Dow

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 

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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. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
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How do I find price and availability?
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What is Amberlite IR-120 Plus, Product 224359?
Amberlite IR-120 Plus is an older name for the modern Amberlite IR120, a gel type strongly acidic cation exchange resin manufactured by Rohm and Haas.
Can I get the Amberlite® IR120 sodium form, Product 224359, in the hydrogen form?
Amberlite IR120 H is available from Sigma-Aldrich as Product Nos. 06428, 10322 and 216534; pricing and package size varies by country.
What is the particle size of the Amberlite® IR120 sodium form , Product 224359?
The Amberlite IR120 Na screens at 16-50 mesh (nominal particle size of 300-1200 microns in diameter). The harmonic mean is 600-800 microns, with a uniformity coefficient maximum of 1.9.
What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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