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35690 Cesium chloride, ultra dry, 99.998% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7647-17-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
35690-06 5g 67.00
35690-14 25g 262.00
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Cesium chloride, ultra dry, 99.998% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010955
EINECS
231-600-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CsCl
Formula Weight
168.36
Form
-10 Mesh Beads, Ampouled under argon
Melting point
646°
Boiling Point
1303°
Density
3.99
Refractive Index
1.6418
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

It is used as a precursor for cesium metal, it act as a phase transfer catalyst, for molecular genetic applications used in preparing nucleic acids for subsequent hybridization or cloning experiments. It a useful compound for density gradient centrifugation, for fractionation of ribosomal subunits, proteins, glycoproteins, and viruses, evacuation of radio tubes, in the preparation of electrically conducting glasses.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Store under inert gas. Store in cool, dry conditions, in a well sealed containers. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, water/ moisture.

Literature References

Vladimir Glisin; Radomir Crkvenjakov; Craig Byus. Ribonucleic acid isolated by cesium chloride centrifugation. Biochemistry. 1974, 13, (12), 2633-2637.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H361-H373

Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P281-P308+P313-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,2011
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FK9625000

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