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50-00-0 - Formaldehyde, 4% in PBS - J60401 - Alfa Aesar

J60401 Formaldehyde, 4% in PBS

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250ml 33.78
500ml 59.43
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Formaldehyde, 4% in PBS


Chemical Properties

Soluble in water, ethanol, acetone, and ether.


Formaldehyde, used as an embaliming agent due to its ability to crosslink primary amino groups in proteins through a methylene linkage, Formaldehyde is also used in numerous industrial applications and organic syntheses.


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. 10-15% methanol as preservative is used to stabilise this chemical.

Literature References

AK Gupta.; ASG Curtis. Surface modified superparamagnetic nanoparticles for drug delivery: interaction studies with human fibroblasts in culture.  Journal of Materials Science.2004, 15 ,( 4), 493-496.

M Dhanabal.; R Ramchandran.; MJF Waterman. Endostatin induces endothelial cell apoptosis. he Journal of Biological Chemistry.1999, 274 ,11721-11726.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H351-H317-H303-H333

Suspected of causing cancer. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May be harmful if swallowed. May be harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P280-P281-P304+P312-P312-P363-P308+P313-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF INHALED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A15139

    Hexamethyldisilazane, 98+%
  • A16163

    Formaldehyde, 37% w/w aq. soln., stab. with 7-8% methanol
  • A17876

    Glutaraldehyde, 25% aq. soln.
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