Paraformaldehyde EM Grade

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Paraformaldehyde depolymerizes in water to formaldehyde solution yielding consistent quality fixative solutions. To achieve a strong solution, raise the temperature of the water to 60ºC then add sodium hydroxide solution dropwise.

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Description

Paraformaldehyde depolymerizes in water to formaldehyde solution yielding consistent quality fixative solutions. To achieve a strong solution, raise the temperature of the water to 60ºC then add sodium hydroxide solution dropwise.

 

CAS#: 30525-89-4

 

Reference(s):

Karnovsky, M. J. A Formaldehyde-Glutaraldehyde Fixative of High Osmolality for Use in Electron Microscopy.  The Journal of Cell Biology 27, 137A (1965).

 

Hazards:

Flammable solid , Irritant

Handling:

Glove, chemical goggles & fume hood

Storage:

Store at room temperature

 

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