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Formamide

Meets ACS Specifications, Meets Reagent Specifications for testing USP/NF monographs GR ACS

Synonym: Amide C1, Carbamaldehyde, Formic amide

  • CAS Number 75-12-7

  • Linear Formula HCONH2

  • Molecular Weight 45.04

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 505995

  •  MDL number MFCD00007941

  •  EC Index Number 200-842-0

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor density   1.55 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  30 mmHg ( 129 °C)
autoignition temp.   932 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.447 (lit.)
pH   8-10 (20 °C, 200 g/L in H2O)
bp   210 °C (lit.)
mp   2-3 °C (lit.)
transition temp   flash point 175 °C
density   1.134 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
shipped in   wet ice
SMILES string   NC=O
InChI   1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)
InChI key   ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Refrigerator

Description

Packaging

1 kg in Glas bottle pre packed

2.5 l in Glas bottle pre packed

500 g in Glas bottle pre packed

Application

Formamide destabilizes nucleic acid duplexes and may be used, typically, at a concentration of 50%, in hybridization protocols requiring lower hybridization temperatures.

Meets ACS Specifications, Meets Reagent Specifications for testing USP/NF monographs GR ACS

Analysis Note

AppearanceColorless, slightly viscous liquidAssay (GC)99.5% minColor (APHA)10 maxFreezing point2.0-3.0°CIdentity (IR-spectrum)ConformsWater (H2O)0.25% max

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Safety Information

Flash Point(F) 
305.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
152 °C
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