Formaldehyde 37% ACS
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Commercial solutions of formaldehyde in water, commonly called formalin, are commonly used for preservation of biological specimens.
Minimum Assay: 36.3-36.9%
Molecular Formula: CH2O
Molecular Weight: 30.03 g/mol
Formic Acid: <0.05%
Iron (Fe): <2ppm
Hazard Class: 8
Packing Group: 3
Hazard Phrases: Flammable liquid and vapour. May cause respiratory irritation. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage. Suspected of causing genetic defects
Prec Phrases: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Obtain special instructions before use. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. In case of fire: Use Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
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