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Reagent Alcohol

reagent grade

Synonym: Denatured ethanol, Ethanol, Ethyl alcohol, Reagent alcohol, RGA, denatured alcohol

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Properties

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grade   reagent grade
vapor density   1.59 (vs air)
contains   5% isopropyl alcohol as denaturant
  5% methyl alcohol as denaturant
expl. lim.   3.1-27.7 % (lit.)
concentration   100%
impurities   ≤0.1% water
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
bp   78 °C (lit.)
mp   -114 °C (lit.)
InChI   1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChI key   LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Reagent Alcohol is denatured alcohol that consists of ethanol, isopropyl alcohol and methyl alcohol in the ratio 90:5:5.

Application

Reagent Alcohol may be used in the following processes:
• Solvent to preserve biological samples.
• Preparation of mobile phase for HPLC analysis.
• Dehydration of tissue samples for histological and morphometric studies.
• Preparation of extraction buffer used for homogenizing tissue samples.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

200 L in Pure-Pac™ 1

Components

95 parts of specially denatured ethyl alcohol 3A, 200 proof, with 5 parts of isopropyl alcohol. Final concentrations are ~ 90% ethanol, ~ 5% methanol and ~ 5% isopropanol.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol, solution
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
48.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
9 °C

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

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