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Solvents

Trusted Purity from Fisher Chemical

Solvents by Grade

Optima SolventsThe Fisher Chemical portfolio of high-purity solvents comprises more than 600 solvents suited to a wide range of laboratory applications, from LC/MS to HPLC to gas chromatography to spectrophotometry.

Manufactured in ISO 9001:2008-certified facilities, each Fisher Chemical solvent undergoes rigorous quality assurance and testing measures that ensure excellent lot-to-lot and bottle-to-bottle consistency.

Select the solvent grade that is most suited for your application:

   

 

   

OPTIMA LC/MS

   

Solvents and additives of exceptionally high purity specially designed and use-tested on LC/MS instruments. Solvents impurity levels in ppb.

Applications: LC/MS, HPLC, GC, spectrophotometry

Certificate of Analysis: Provided with each shipment

 

Optima LC/MS Solvents:

   

OPTIMA

   

Optima Solvents meet extremely high purity (ppm) levels. They are manufactured for use when contaminant-free performance is essential — HPLC, GC, plasma/ICP, spectrophotometry, environmental testing and other analytical applications. Contaminant-free to ppb and ppm levels, depending on solvent. Supplied in specially cleaned bottles

Applications: HPLC, GC, plasma/ICP, spectrophotometry, pesticide residue analysis

Certificate of Analysis: Provided with each shipment

 

Optima Solvents:

   

GC Resolv

   

Solvents with the highest purity and lot-to-lot consistency. Free of contaminants to the ppb level, including those listed in Contract Laboratory Program Target Compound List. Meet ACS specifications. Chromatogram available on request.

Applications: Gas Chromatography (GC)

Certificate of Analysis: Provided with each shipment

 

GC Resolv Solvents:

   

HPLC

   

HPLC-grade solvents are manufactured especially for use with HPLC instruments. These solvents meet ACS specifications and are submicron filtered and blanketed with inert gas to maintain purity. Packaged in specially cleaned bottles, the lot analysis is printed on the label.

Applications: liquid chromatogrpahy

Certificate of Analysis: Available upon request

 

HPLC Solvents:

 

   

Certified ACS Plus

   

Certified ACS Plus Solvents meet or exceed the latest specifications of the ACS and are suitable for applications with tighter metal specifications.

Applications: Analytical applications with tighter metal specifications

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Certified ACS Plus:

   

Certified ACS

   

Reagent chemicals that meet or exceed the latest ACS Specifications. Actual lot analysis on label.

Applications: Analytical applications requiring tight specifications

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Certified ACS Solvents:

 

   

Certified

   

Reagent chemicals for which the purity standard is established by Fisher Scientific. Purity is guaranteed to meet published maximum limits of impurities.

Applications: General analytical procedures

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Certified Solvents:

 

   

Pesticide

   

Solvents for use in analysis of pesticide residue. Meet or exceed ACS standards of purity for pesticide residue analysis.

Applications: GC with electron capture detector (ECD), pesticide residue analysis

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Solvents for Pesticide Analysis:

   

USP/NF/FCC/EP/BP/JP

   

Reagent chemicals that meet or surpass specifications of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the National Formulary (NF), the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), the European Pharmacopeia (EP), the British Pharmacopeia (BP), and/or the Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP).

Applications: Food and drug laboratories, biological testing

Certificate of Analysis: 20L or greater; 10kg or greater

 

 

Solvents meeting domestic and international standards :

   

Spectranalyzed

   

Solvents for use in spectrophotometry. Also meet ACS specifications. Actual lot analysis on label.

Applications: Ultraviolet and visible wavelength detectors (UV-Vis)

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Spectranalyized Solvents:

   

Scintanalyzed

   

Solvents, fluors, and prepared cocktails for liquid scintillation counting. Includes nonflammable, nontoxic, biodegradable ScintiSafe cocktails.

Applications: Liquid scintillation counting

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Scintanalyzed:

   

Electronic

   

Solvents manufactured to ensure low levels of metal contamination. Meet Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Institute (SEMI) requirements. Actual lot analysis on label.

Applications: Electronics and circuit board manufacturing

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 
   

Histology

   

Solvents and products that are specially prepared for use in the histology laboratory setting. Solvents are filtered for tissue processing applications.

Applications: Tissue processing, clinical or histology procedures

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Histology Solvents:

   

Laboratory and Technical

   

Chemicals of reasonable quality and purity for use in procedures where no official standards are required.

Applications: Manufacturing and general laboratory use

Certificate of Analysis: Available on request

 

Laboratory and Technical Solvents:

 

  • Pentane
  • 2-Propanol
  • Acetone
  • Acetone
  • Acetone
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Formaldehyde
  • Glycerol (Clear,Colorless)
  • Glycerol (Clear,Colorless)
  • Hydrogen Peroxide,3%w/v
  • Methanol
  • Nitrocellulose
  • 2-Propanol
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Triethanolamine
  • 1-Butanol
  • Chloroform (Approx. 0.75% Ethanol as Preservative)
  • Diacetone Alcohol
  • Diethylenetriamine
  • Heptane
  • Hexanes
  • Methyl Ethyl Ketone
  • n-Butyl Acetate
  • Pyridine
  • Tetrabutylammonium Iodide (White Crystals)
  • Tetrachloroethylene
  • Trichloroethylene
  • Triethylenetetramine