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Paraformaldehyde, 4% in PBS - J61899 - Alfa Aesar

J61899 Paraformaldehyde, 4% in PBS

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250ml 48.20
500ml 88.37
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Paraformaldehyde, 4% in PBS


Chemical Properties

Miscible with water.


Paraformaldehyde, 4% in PBS is used to preserve tissues for routine histology.


Store in a cool place. Incompatible with brass, steel, copper, acid anhydrides, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Rafi, M. A.; Rao, H. Z.; Luzi, P.; Luddi, A.; Curtis, M. T.; Wenger, D. A. Intravenous injection of AAVrh10-GALC after the neonatal period in twitcher mice results in significant expression in the central and peripheral nervous systems and improvement of clinical features. Mol. Genet. Metab. 2015, 114 (3), 459-466.

de Couto, G.; Liu, W.; Tseliou, E.; Sun, B.; Makkar, N.; Kanazawa, H.; Arditi, M.; Marbán, E. Macrophages mediate cardioprotective cellular postconditioning in acute myocardial infarction. J. Clin. Invest. 2015, 125 (8), 3147-3162.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H351-H317-H333

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May be harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P280-P281-P305+P351+P338-P310-P362-P304+P312-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 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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF INHALED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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