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R3404 Sigma-Aldrich

Reagent Alcohol

95%, Used for histology tissue preparation

Synonym: Ethanol, RGA, denatured alcohol

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Biology, Core Bioreagents, Hematology and Histology, Histological Solvents, Life Science Reagents for Immunohistochemistry (IHC),
vapor density   1.59 (vs air)
InChI Key   LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
expl. lim.   3.1-27.7 % ((lit.))
concentration   95%
bp   78 °C ((lit.))
mp   -114 °C (lit.)

Description

Components

95 parts of specially denatured ethyl alcohol 3A with 5 parts of isopropyl alcohol. Final concentrations are ~ 85% ethanol, ~ 5% methanol and ~ 5% isopropanol. Contains 5% water.

Application

For use in most histology and cytology procedures.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol, solution
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C

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Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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