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8007-47-4 - Canada balsam, natural filtered - Balsam Canada - A16289 - Alfa Aesar

A16289 Canada balsam, natural filtered

CAS Number
8007-47-4
Synonyms
Balsam Canada

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 27.49
100g 73.23
500g 256.50
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Canada balsam, natural filtered

MDL
MFCD00132800
EINECS
232-362-2

Chemical Properties

Flash Point
43°(109°F)
Density
0.99
Refractive Index
1.5230
Solubility
It is soluble in benzene, chloroform, xylene, ethyl acetate, ether, oil of cedar, and oil of turpentine. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Canada balsam, is used in film forming and masking. It is also used as a mounting media for microscopy. It is also used in chemical, Pharmaceutical research, pharmaceutical intermediate and research. Canada Balsam is used in the preparation of slide mounts. A turpentine made of resin which is dissolved in essential oils.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Air and moisture sensitive. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

S Matsuo.; S Toyokuni.; M Osaka.; S Hamazaki. Degradation of DNA in dried tissues by atmospheric oxygen Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 1995, 208, (3), 1021-1027.

WD Fleming. V.—Synthetic Mounting Medium of High Refractive Index. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. 1943, 63, (1-2), 34-37.

For microscopy.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226

Flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P233-P242-P243-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,946
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
1301.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CP2352500

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