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47377 Paraformaldehyde, 32% w/v aq. soln., methanol free

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
47377-9L *2x10ml 38.50
47377-9M *10x10ml 81.90
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Paraformaldehyde, 32% w/v aq. soln., methanol free


Chemical Properties

Liquid, Ampouled under argon
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in chlorophenol and many organic solvents. Insoluble in ether and alcohol.


Paraformaldehyde is used as a disinfectant, hardening agent and waterproofing agent. It is also used to prepare adhesives, resins and dentistry as an antiseptic and contraceptive. It is also employed as a thermoplastic. In addition, it is used in the preparation of formalin fixatives for tissues or cells during the samples subjected to florescence studies.


Solution is micro-filtered and supplied in ampules. RNase and DNase free.

Literature References

Storey, J. M.; Andersen, W. C.; Heise, A.; Turnipseed, S. B.; Lohne, J.; Thomas, T.; Madson, M. A rapid liquid chromatography determination of free formaldehyde in cod. Food Addit. Contam. Part A 2015, 32 (5), 657-664.

Hesler, V. J.; Skelton, B. W.; White, A. H.; Brown, D. H.; Baker, M. V. Calixarene/azolium cyclophane hybrids: synthesis, structure and conformations. J. Inclusion Phenom. Macrocyclic Chem. 2015, 82 (1-2), 53-69.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302+H332-H311-H314-H317-H335-H341-H350

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May cause cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-P363-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. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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