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295876 Sigma-Aldrich

Formamide

spectrophotometric grade, ≥99%

Synonym: Amide C1, Formic amide

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   spectrophotometric grade
vapor density   1.55 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  30 mmHg ( 129 °C)
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   932 °F
expl. lim.   2.7-19 %
impurities   <0.030% water
refractive index   n20/D 1.447 (lit.)
bp   210 °C (lit.)
mp   2-3 °C (lit.)
density   1.134 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 275 nm Amax: 1.00
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.20
  λ: 300 nm Amax: 0.05
  λ: 360 nm Amax: 0.02
  λ: 400 nm Amax: 0.01
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
SMILES string   NC=O
InChI   1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)
InChI key   ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Packaging

1, 2 L in glass bottle

Application

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Blood
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
LQ0525000
Flash Point(F) 
347.0 °F
Flash Point(C) 
175 °C

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

*Calculations provide estimated results based on Antoine's Coefficients and their associated temperature range values. Antoine's Coefficients were obtained from the National Institute of Standards an...

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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