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H1758

Sigma-Aldrich

Hydrochloric acid

36.5-38.0%, BioReagent, for molecular biology

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
36.46
Beilstein:
1098214
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.31

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

vapor density

1.3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

3.23 psi ( 21.1 °C)
7.93 psi ( 37.7 °C)

product line

BioReagent

assay

36.5-38.0%

form

liquid

concentration

30-50%

color

light yellow

pH

<1 (20 °C)

bp

>100 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble

density

1.2 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.2 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤1 ppm

suitability

suitable for molecular biology

SMILES string

Cl

InChI

1S/ClH/h1H

InChI key

VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Hydrochloric acid has been used:
  • for the solubilization of formazan crystals
[22]
  • to adjust pH in various buffers
  • [28][29]
  • for the preparation of giant reed extract
  • [30]
    Hydrochloric acid has been used:
    • in cell viability assays
    [09]
  • for DNA denaturation
  • [10]
  • for pH adjustments in sucrose hydrolysis experiment
  • [11]

    Packaging

    100, 500 mL in glass bottle

    Pictograms

    CorrosionExclamation mark

    Signal Word

    Danger

    Hazard Statements

    Hazard Classifications

    Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3

    Target Organs

    Respiratory system

    Storage Class Code

    8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

    WGK

    WGK 1

    Flash Point(F)

    Not applicable

    Flash Point(C)

    Not applicable

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