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Toluene, Optima™ for HPLC and GC, Fisher Chemical

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Amber Glass/Safe-Cote; 4L

High purity and versatile solvent suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, and pesticide residue analysis

  • Screened for fluorescing and UV-absorbing contaminants to reduce interferences for smoother baselines
  • Tested by GC-ECD to ensure minimum halogenated residue levels (≤10 ng/L) to demonstrate suitability for pesticide analysis
  • Also meets ACS specifications
  • Intended for research use only
Melting Point -95°C
Absorbance 0.005 AU max. at 350nm, 0.02 AU max. at 325nm, 0.1 AU max. at 300nm, 1 AU max. at 285nm
CAS 108-88-3
Color Colorless
Assay Percent Range ≥99.8 %
Molecular Formula C7H8
Linear Formula C6H5CH3
MDL Number MFCD00008512
Synonym methylbenzene, toluol, phenylmethane, benzene, methyl, methylbenzol, methacide, toluen, antisal 1a, tolu-sol, monomethyl benzene
IUPAC Name toluene
Molecular Weight (g/mol) 92.14
PubChem CID 1140
Formula Weight 92.14
Percent Purity ≥99.8%
Grade High purity mobile phase for HPLC and/or extraction solvent for GC applications
Density 0.866g/cm³
Boiling Point 111°C
Quantity 4 L
Identification Pass Test
Packaging Safe-Cote™ Amber Glass 
Physical Form Liquid
Refractive Index 1.4930 to 1.4950 (at 25°C)
Residue after Evaporation 1ppm max.
Vapor Pressure 29mbar at 20°C
Viscosity 0.6 mPa/s at 20°C
Water 0.02% max.
Chemical Name or Material Toluene
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Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. Causes eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation. Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness. Aspiration hazard if swallowed - can enter lungs and cause damage. Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure. Possible risk of harm to the unborn child. May cause adverse kidney effects. May cause adverse liver effects.
Health:2 Flammability:3 Instability:0

Signal Word: DANGER!

DOTInformation : DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid

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