Acetone (Histological), Fisher Chemical Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Used in histology applications

Packaging Poly Bottle
Quantity 1 gal.

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Catalog No. A16F-1GAL

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 67-64-1
    Physical Form Liquid
    Assay Percent Range Assay: ≥99.5%
    Molecular Formula C3H6O
    Linear Formula CH3COCH3
    Formula Weight 58.08
    MDL Number MFCD00008765
    Synonym 2-Propanone
    Chemical Name or Material Acetone
    Grade Histological Grade

    Specifications

    Melting Point −95°C
    Boiling Point 56°C
    Formula Weight 58.08
    Quantity 1 gal.
    DOT Information DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid
    Physical Form Liquid
    Color Colorless
    pH 7
    Viscosity 0.32 mPa/s at 20°C
    Decomposition Information >4°C
    Density 2.0 (Air = 1.0)
    Vapor Pressure 247mbar at 20°C
    Vapor Density 2.0g/mol
    Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
    Flammable liquid and vapor. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur.

    NFPA

    Health:1
    Flammability:3
    Instability:0
    Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 247mbar at 20°C
    Packaging Poly Bottle
    Cleanup Symbol Solvent
    Assay Percent Range Assay: ≥99.5%
    Molecular Formula C3H6O
    Linear Formula CH3COCH3
    MDL Number MFCD00008765
    CAS 67-64-1
    ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
    Synonym 2-Propanone
    Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
    Chemical Name or Material Acetone
    Grade Histological Grade
       

    DANGER!

    Emergency Overview
    Flammable liquid and vapor. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur.

    NFPA

    Health:1
    Flammability:3
    Instability:0

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