Ethanol for molecular biology

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Catalogue Number108543
SynonymsEthyl alcohol, EtOH

Product Information

CAS number64-17-5
EC index number603-002-00-5
EC number200-578-6
Hill FormulaC₂H₆O
Chemical formulaC₂H₅OH
Molar Mass46.07 g/mol
HS Code2207 10 00
Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
Quality LevelMQ100


Appearance (colour)colourless
Appearance (description)clear
Purity (GC)≥ 99.8 %
Acidity≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Alkalinity≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Heavy metals (as Pb)≤ 0.0001 %
DNases (nicking-activity)not detectable
RNasesnot detectable

Safety Information

Hazard Pictogram(s)Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P240: Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.
P241: Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting equipment.
P242: Use non-sparking tools.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.