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Formamide

for molecular biology, ≥99.5% (GC), liquid

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Synonym(s):
Amide C1, Formic amide
Linear Formula:
HCONH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
45.04
Beilstein:
505995
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

1.55 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
30 mmHg ( 129 °C)

Assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

932 °F

color

clear colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.447 (lit.)

bp

210 °C (lit.)

mp

2-3 °C (lit.)

density

1.134 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

suitability

suitable for nucleic acid hybridization

SMILES string

NC=O

InChI

1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)

InChI key

ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Formamide destabilizes nucleic acid duplexes and may be used, typically, at a concentration of 50%, in hybridization protocols requiring lower hybridization temperatures.

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Repr. 1B - STOT RE 2 Oral

Target Organs

Blood

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

305.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

152 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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