Glutaraldehyde, 25% aq. soln., Alfa Aesar™
Glutaraldehyde is used for cross-linking proteins and polyhydroxy materials. Also used as a fixative for tissues and as an amine-reactive homobifunctional crosslinker and as a disinfectant for medical equipment. It is also used in coupling reaction of biotin hydrazides to nucleic acids which is useful for conjugating fluorescent hydrazides and hydroxylamines to DNA and for stabilization ofproteins on agarose beads,activation of polystyrene and glass, for immobilization of antibodies and antigens. It is a disinfectant, which is rapidly effective against vegetative forms of Gram-positiveand Gram-negative bacteria.
Miscible with water, ethanol, benzene, ether, acetone, dichloromethane, ethylacetate, isopropanol, n-hexane and toluene.
Heat and air sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.
|Assay Percent Range||0.25|
|Concentration or Composition (by Analyte or Components)||25% aq. soln.|
|Solubility Information||Miscible with water,ethanol,benzene,ether,acetone,dichloromethane,ethylacetate,isopropanol,n-hexane and toluene.|
|Chemical Name or Material||Glutaraldehyde|
|Show More Show Less|
GHS H Statement
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
DOTInformation : Hazard Class: 8; Packaging Group: II
EINECSNumber : 203-856-5
RTECSNumber : MA2450000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Keep cold