Alfa Aesar™ Canada balsam, natural filtered

Mounting medium for microscopy

Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A16289-22

CANADA BALSAM 100G

UNSPSC: 11121709

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 8007-47-4 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 100g

Product Code. 11437747

Quantity Price
1 £ 44.2 / 100g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-01-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Canada balsam
CAS 8007-47-4
Name Note Natural filtered
MDL Number MFCD00132800
UN Number UN1993
Merck Index 14,946
Synonym Balsam Canada

Specification

Density 0.99g/mL
Quantity 100g
Refractive Index 1.5230
Chemical Name or Material Canada balsam
Name Note Natural filtered
CAS 8007-47-4
Physical Form Very Viscous Liquid
MDL Number MFCD00132800
UN Number UN1993
Merck Index 14,946
Synonym Balsam Canada
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packaging Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
RTECS Number CP2352500
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Canada balsam, is used in film forming and masking. It is also used as a mounting media for microscopy. It is also used in chemical, Pharmaceutical research, pharmaceutical intermediate and research. Canada Balsam is used in the preparation of slide mounts. A turpentine made of resin which is dissolved in essential oils.

Solubility
It is soluble in benzene, chloroform, xylene, ethyl acetate, ether, oil of cedar, and oil of turpentine. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Air and moisture sensitive. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS H Statement
H226
Flammable liquid and vapor.

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.