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Paraformaldehyde

Paraformaldehyde

$38.65
Paraformaldehyde

SKU: 02150146-CF

Synonyms
Polyoxymethylene; Flo-Mor; Formagene; Paraforsn; Triformol; Trioxymethylene; Paraform; Paraformic aldehyde
CAS Number:
30525-89-4
Molecular Formula:
(CH2O)n
Molecular Weight:
30.026 g/mol
MDL Number:
MFCD00133991
Product Description

Paraformaldehyde

Application Notes

Paraformaldehyde has been used in the past for disinfecting sickrooms, clothing, linen and sickroom utensils. It has been used as a fumigant and in manufacturing synthetic resins & as a fixative in electron microscopy. Used in the preparation of formalin fixatives for tissues or cells when the samples are to be used in florescence studies.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Preparation of formalin fixatives | Florescence studies | Disinfectant | Fungicide | Electron Microscopy

Specifications
SKU 02150146-CF
Alternate Names Polyoxymethylene; Flo-Mor; Formagene; Paraforsn; Triformol; Trioxymethylene; Paraform; Paraformic aldehyde
Application Notes Paraformaldehyde has been used in the past for disinfecting sickrooms, clothing, linen and sickroom utensils. It has been used as a fumigant and in manufacturing synthetic resins & as a fixative in electron microscopy. Used in the preparation of formalin fixatives for tissues or cells when the samples are to be used in florescence studies.
Auto Ignition 572° F (USCG, 1999)
Base Catalog Number 150146
Boiling Point -6° F at 760 mm Hg (NIOSH, 2016)
CAS # 30525-89-4
Density 1.46 at 59° F (USCG, 1999)
Flash Point 160° F (approx.) (USCG, 1999)
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H228-H302 + H332-H315-H317-H318-H335-H351
Melting Point 342° F (USCG, 1999)
Molecular Formula (CH2O)n
Molecular Weight 30.026 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
pH pH: 2.8 to 4.0 /Formaldehyde soln/
RTECS Number RV0540000
Safety Symbol GHS02, GHS05, GHS07, GHS08
Solubility Miscible (NIOSH, 2016)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Density 1.067 to 1.075 for gas state (EPA, 1998) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure greater than 1 atm (NIOSH, 2016)
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