Alfa Aesar™ Canada balsam, natural filtered

Mounting medium for microscopy

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1628922

Quantity 100g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 8007-47-4
    MDL Number MFCD00132800
    UN Number UN1993
    Merck Index 14,946
    Synonym Balsam Canada
    Chemical Name or Material Canada balsam, Natural filtered

    Specifications

    Density 0.99g/mL
    Quantity 100g
    Refractive Index 1.5230
    CAS 8007-47-4
    Physical Form Very Viscous Liquid
    MDL Number MFCD00132800
    UN Number UN1993
    Merck Index 14,946
    Synonym Balsam Canada
    Health Hazard 1 Warning
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H226
    Flammable liquid and vapor.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
    - No smoking.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
    Rinse skin with water/shower.
    Store in a well-ventilated place.
    Keep cool.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packaging Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
    RTECS Number CP2352500
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Canada balsam, Natural filtered

    Description

    Applications
    Canada balsam, is used in film forming and masking. It is also used as a mounting media for microscopy. It is also used in chemical, Pharmaceutical research, pharmaceutical intermediate and research. Canada Balsam is used in the preparation of slide mounts. A turpentine made of resin which is dissolved in essential oils.

    Solubility
    It is soluble in benzene, chloroform, xylene, ethyl acetate, ether, oil of cedar, and oil of turpentine. Insoluble in water.

    Notes
    Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Air and moisture sensitive. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

    GHS H Statement
    H226
    Flammable liquid and vapor.

    GHS P Statement
    P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
    - No smoking.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
    Rinse skin with water/shower.
    Store in a well-ventilated place.
    Keep cool.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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