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Formamide

ReagentPlus®, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: Amide C1, Formic amide

  • CAS Number 75-12-7

  • Linear Formula HCONH2

  • Molecular Weight 45.04

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 505995

  •  EC Number 200-842-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00007941

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329799765

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   1.55 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  30 mmHg ( 129 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   932 °F
expl. lim.   2.7-19 %
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.)
SMILES string   NC=O
InChI   1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)
InChI key   ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

100, 250, 500 mL in glass bottle

2.5, 4 L in poly bottle

Application

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

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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) 
305.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
152 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on OVI-G43

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Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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