O-Phthalaldehyde

O-Phthalaldehyde

Synonyms 2-Carboxybenzaldehyde; Phthaldialdehyde; o-Phthalic dicarboxaldehyde; Benzene-1,2-dicarboxaldehyde; OPA

CAS Number: 643-79-8 Molecular Formula: C8H6O2 Molecular Weight: 134.134 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 878317 EC Number: 211-402-2 MDL Number: MFCD00003335

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Description

Product Description

O-Phthalaldehyde

Application Notes

o-Phthalaldehyde is used for precolumn derivatization of amino acids for HPLC separation and for flow cytometric measurements of protein thiol groups. Used for fluorometric determination of histamine, histidine and other amino acids. Also used for cholesterol assay in the picomole range.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Detection reagent for amino acid analysis

Specifications
SKU 02102648-CF
Alternate Names 2-Carboxybenzaldehyde; Phthaldialdehyde; o-Phthalic dicarboxaldehyde; Benzene-1,2-dicarboxaldehyde; OPA
Application Notes o-Phthalaldehyde is used for precolumn derivatization of amino acids for HPLC separation and for flow cytometric measurements of protein thiol groups. Used for fluorometric determination of histamine, histidine and other amino acids. Also used for cholesterol assay in the picomole range.
Beilstein Registry Number 878317
EC Number 211-402-2
Format Crystals
Hazard Statements H301-H314-H317-H400
Applications Detection reagent for amino acid analysis
MDL # MFCD00003335
Molecular Formula C8H6O2
Molecular Weight 134.134 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Faceshields, full-face respirator, Gloves, Goggles, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Yellow Crystals
Product Families Description o-Phthalaldehyde
Product Overview O-Phthalaldehyde
Purity ≥98%
RTECS Number TH6950000
Safety Symbol GHS05, GHS06, GHS09
Storage and Handling Store at + 4 °C. Protect from light. Store under nitrogen.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.