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R3404

Sigma-Aldrich

Reagent Alcohol

95%, Used for histology tissue preparation

Synonym(s):
Ethanol, denatured alcohol, RGA
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

form

liquid

expl. lim.

3.1-27.7 % (lit.)

concentration

95%

color

colorless

bp

78 °C (lit.)

mp

-114 °C (lit.)

density

0.786-0.818 g/L

application(s)

hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

InChI

1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

Reagent Alcohol is denatured ethanol. It is widely used in histology and cytology for tissue processing.

Application

Reagent Alcohol has been used for dehydrating tissue samples before embedding in histology.

Components

95 parts of specially denatured ethyl alcohol 3A with 5 parts of isopropyl alcohol. Final concentrations are ~ 85% ethanol, ~ 5% methanol and ~ 5% isopropanol. Contains 5% water.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 2

Target Organs

Eyes

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

57.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

14.0 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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