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Alfa Aesar™ Formaldehyde, 37% w/w aq. soln., stab. with 7-8% methanol

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50-00-0
CH2O
30.026
MFCD00003274
WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formalin,methanal,formol,methylene oxide,paraformaldehyde,oxomethane,paraform,formic aldehyde,oxymethylene,methyl aldehyde
712
CHEBI:16842
formaldehyde
C=O
50-00-0
CH2O
30.026
MFCD00003274
WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
formalin,methanal,formol,methylene oxide,paraformaldehyde,oxomethane,paraform,formic aldehyde,oxymethylene,methyl aldehyde
712
CHEBI:16842
formaldehyde
C=O
Applications
Formaldehyde is used as a denaturant in formaldehyde-agarose gel electrophoresis of RNA. It is also used in fiber board, plywood, cigarette smoke, fuel burning appliances, kerosene space heaters and in photography. It acts as a precursor in the manufacturing of automobiles and used to make components for the transmission, electrical system, engine block, door panels, axles and brake shoes. It serves as a disinfectant. It also plays an ingredient in glues and as a preservative in medical laboratories as embalming fluid and as a sterilizer.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Melting Point −15°C
Odor Pungent
Density 1.083
Refractive Index 1.3765
Boiling Point 97°C
Quantity 100mL
Flash Point 66°C (151°F)
Linear Formula HCHO
UN Number UN1198
Beilstein 1209228
Merck Index 14,4235
Solubility Information Soluble in water.
Formula Weight 30.03
Chemical Name or Material Formaldehyde, stabilized with 7 to 8% methanol
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GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314-H226-H351-H371-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause damage to organs.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H226-H301+H311+H331-H314-H317-H335-H336-H341-H350-H370-H372

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FORMALDEHYDE SOLUTIONS, FLAMMABLE

EINECSNumber : 200-001-8

RTECSNumber : LP8925000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures