Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl sulfoxide, Bioreagent
DMSO is a polar aprotic solvent used in chemical reactions, in polymerase chain reactions and as a cryoprotectant vitrification agent for the preservation of cells, tissues and organs. DMSO is used in cell freezing media to protect cells from ice crystal induced mechanical injury. It is used for frozen storage of primary, sub-cultured, and recombinant heteroploid and hybridoma cell lines, embryonic stem cells and hematopoietic stem cells. DMSO is frequently used in the combinations with BSA or fetal bovine serum.
Soluble in water, methanol, acetone, ether, benzene, chloroform.
Submicron filtered. Store at Room Temperature (15-30°C), desiccate. Hygroscopic.
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : PV6210000
TSCA : TSCA