Formaldehyde 37% ACS
Commercial solutions of formaldehyde in water, commonly called formalin, are commonly used for preservation of biological specimens.
Minimum Assay: 36.3-36.9%
Molecular Formula: CH2O
Molecular Weight: 30.03 g/mol
Formic Acid: <0.05%
Iron (Fe): <2ppm
Hazard Phrazes: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause respiratory irritation. Suspected of causing genetic defects
Prec Phrazes: Obtain special instructions before use. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.