Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Paraformaldehyde, 8% w/v aq. soln., methanol free

Catalog number: 047347.9M
10 x 10 mL, Each
Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Paraformaldehyde, 8% w/v aq. soln., methanol free

Catalog number: 047347.9M
10 x 10 mL, Each
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Catalog number: 047347.9M
also known as 047347-9M
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Chemical Identifiers

CAS
50-00-0
IUPAC Name
formaldehyde
Molecular Formula
CH2O
InChI Key
WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES
C=O
Appearance (Color)
Clear colorless
Assay (special)
Acidity: ≤0.01% (as formic)
Concentration
7.5 to 8.1% (Formaldehyde)
Comment
Manufactured from 95% Paraformaldehyde prills
Form
Liquid

Description

Paraformaldehyde is used as a disinfectant, hardening agent and waterproofing agent. It is also used to prepare adhesives, resins and dentistry as an antiseptic and contraceptive. It is also employed as a thermoplastic. In addition, it is used in the preparation of formalin fixatives for tissues or cells during the samples subjected to florescence studies.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Paraformaldehyde is used as a disinfectant, hardening agent and waterproofing agent. It is also used to prepare adhesives, resins and dentistry as an antiseptic and contraceptive. It is also employed as a thermoplastic. In addition, it is used in the preparation of formalin fixatives for tissues or cells during the samples subjected to florescence studies.
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