Alfa Aesar™ Chloroform, Molecular Biology Reagent
Chloroform is a common laboratory reagent favored for use as a solvent due to the compounds relative unreactivity and miscibility with most organic compounds. Chloroform is also used in organic synthesis as a source for CCl2. In the swine tracheal smooth muscle, chloroform has been demonstrated to directly and in a concentration dependent manner induce contractions. It has been observed that Chloroform can release Ca2+ from ryanodine sensitive receptors in chloroform-induced contraction in swine tracheal smooth muscle. At concentrations of 100 and 250 ppm in mouse splenocyte, basal proliferation was increased yet a decrease in circulating neutrophils was documented.
Soluble in water at 20°C 8 g/L.
Stabilized with approx. 50 ppm amylene
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GHS H Statement
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packaging Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROFORM
RTECSNumber : FS9100000
TSCA : TSCA