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

Meets ACS Specifications

Overview
Brand: Fisher Bioreagents

Manufacturer Part Number: BP2818-4

UNSPSC: 12191601

Code: 32

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 64-17-5 Weight: 3.21000kg Transport: UN number : 1170 Chem class : 1 Pack group : II


Packaging Glass Bottle
Quantity 4L

Product Code. 10041814

Quantity Price
1 £ 180.6 / 4 L
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethanol
Name Note Absolute (200 Proof)
CAS 64-17-5
Purity Grade Molecular Biology Grade
Purity Grade Notes DNase-, RNase- and Protease-Free
Physical Form Liquid
Assay ≥99.5%
Assay Percent Range Assay: ≥99.5% (v/v)
Molecular Formula C2H6O
Linear Formula C2H5OH
Formula Weight 46.07
Synonym Ethyl Alcohol

Specification

Assay ≥99.5%
Purity Grade Molecular Biology Grade
Boiling Point 78°C
Formula Weight 46.07
Melting Point −114°C
Quantity 4L
DNase DNase free
Solubility in Water Pass Test
Linear Formula C2H5OH
Residue after Evaporation 0.001% max.
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
Substances Reducing Permanganate Pass Test
Methanol 0.1% max.
CAS 64-17-5
Infrared Spectrum Conforms to reference
Acetone and Isopropyl Alcohol Pass Test
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
Purity Grade Notes DNase-, RNase- and Protease-Free
Assay Percent Range Assay: ≥99.5% (v/v)
Physical Form Liquid
Identification Pass Test
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.
Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
Water 0.2% max.
Packaging Glass Bottle
Molecular Formula C2H6O
Titratable Base 0.0002 mEq /g max.
Benzene 2ppm max.
Name Note Absolute (200 Proof)
Color Clear Colorless
Chemical Name or Material Ethanol
Merck Index 15, 3814
Synonym Ethyl Alcohol
RNase Not Detected
Flash Point 12°C (53.6°F)
Protease Protease free
Substances Darkened by H2SO4 Pass Test
Titratable Acid 0.0005 mEq /g max.

  • 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

Documentation Safety and Handling
ChemAlertStorageSymbol : Red

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