Ethanol, Absolute (200 Proof), Molecular Biology Grade, Fisher BioReagents™

Meets ACS Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 1 64-17-5
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range Assay: ≥99.5% (v/v)
Molecular Formula C2H6O
Linear Formula C2H5OH
Synonym Ethyl Alcohol
Chemical Name or Material Ethanol, Absolute (200 Proof)
Grade DNase-, RNase- and Protease-Free
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    Specifications

    Acetone and Isopropyl Alcohol Pass Test
    Benzene 2ppm max.
    Description For nucleic acid purification and precipitation. Ultrapure molecular biology grade ethanol is used for the purification and precipitation of biomolecules such as nucleic acids and proteins. It is also used in histology to prepare staining and destaining reagents and for dehydrating tissues prior to embedding.
    DNase DNase free
    Identification Pass Test
    Infrared Spectrum Conforms to reference
    Methanol 0.1% max.
    Physical Form Liquid,Liquid
    Protease Protease free
    Residue after Evaporation 0.001% max.
    Solubility in Water Pass Test
    Substances Darkened by H2SO4 Pass Test
    Substances Reducing Permanganate Pass Test
    Titratable Acid 0.0005 mEq /g max.
    Titratable Base 0.0002 mEq /g max.
    Water 0.2% max.
    RNase Not Detected
    Flash Point 12°C (53.6°F)
    Boiling Point 78°C / 172.4°F
    Color Clear Colorless
    Melting Point -114°C / -173.2°F
    CAS 1 64-17-5
    Assay Percent Range Assay: ≥99.5% (v/v)
    Molecular Formula C2H6O
    Linear Formula C2H5OH
    Formula Weight 46.07g/mol
    Merck Index 15, 3814
    Synonym Ethyl Alcohol
    ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
    Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
    Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
    Flammable liquid and vapor. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. May cause central nervous system effects. Aspiration hazard if swallowed - can enter lungs and cause damage. This substance has caused adverse reproductive and fetal effects in humans. Substances known to cause developmental toxicity in humans. 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. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air.

    NFPA

    Health:2
    Flammability:3
    Instability:0
    Chemical Name or Material Ethanol, Absolute (200 Proof)
    Assay 99.5% min.
    Grade Molecular Biology, DNase-, RNase- and Protease-Free

    Description

    • Meets ACS Specifications
    • For nucleic acid purification and precipitation
    • Ultrapure molecular biology grade ethanol is used for the purification and precipitation of biomolecules such as nucleic acids and proteins
    • It is also used in histology to prepare staining and destaining reagents and for dehydrating tissues prior to embedding

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    WARNING!

    Emergency Overview
    Flammable liquid and vapor. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. May cause central nervous system effects. Aspiration hazard if swallowed - can enter lungs and cause damage. This substance has caused adverse reproductive and fetal effects in humans. Substances known to cause developmental toxicity in humans. 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. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air.

    NFPA

    Health:2
    Flammability:3
    Instability:0

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