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444203 β-Mercaptoethanol, Molecular Biology Grade - CAS 60-24-2 - Calbiochem


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      OverviewA disulfide-reducing agent.
      Catalogue Number444203
      Brand Family Calbiochem®
      Synonyms2-Mercaptoethanol, BME
      Product Information
      CAS number60-24-2
      Hill FormulaC₂H₆OS
      Chemical formulaC₂H₆OS
      Quality LevelMQ100
      Biological Information
      Purity≥99% by GC
      Physicochemical Information
      ContaminantsDNases, proteases, RNases: none detected. Absorbance (260 nm): ≤1.50; (280 nm): ≤0.31
      Heavy metals(as Pb): ≤0.0001%
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Safety Information
      R PhraseR: 22-23/24-34-51/53

      Harmful if swallowed.
      Toxic by inhalation and in contact with skin.
      Causes burns.
      Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
      S PhraseS: 45-61-26-36/37/39

      In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
      Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet.
      In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
      Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      Ship Code Ambient Temperature Only
      Toxicity Toxic
      Hazardous Materials Attention: Due to the nature of the Hazardous Materials in this shipment, additional shipping charges may be applied to your order. Certain sizes may be exempt from the additional hazardous materials shipping charges. Please contact your local sales office for more information regarding these charges.
      Storage +15°C to +30°C
      Do not freeze Ok to freeze
      Packaging Information
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      Catalog Number GTIN
      444203-250ML 07790788050368


      β-Mercaptoethanol, Molecular Biology Grade - CAS 60-24-2 - Calbiochem SDS


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      β-Mercaptoethanol, Molecular Biology Grade - CAS 60-24-2 - Calbiochem Certificates of Analysis

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      Note that this data sheet is not lot-specific and is representative of the current specifications for this product. Please consult the vial label and the certificate of analysis for information on specific lots. Also note that shipping conditions may differ from storage conditions.

      Revision15-May-2008 RFH
      Synonyms2-Mercaptoethanol, BME
      DescriptionA disulfide-reducing agent. Reagent commonly used in organic synthesis (aborsorbance: ≤1.50 at 260 nm; ≤0.31 at 280 nm).
      CAS number60-24-2
      Chemical formulaC₂H₆OS
      Purity≥99% by GC
      ContaminantsDNases, proteases, RNases: none detected. Absorbance (260 nm): ≤1.50; (280 nm): ≤0.31
      Storage +15°C to +30°C
      Do Not Freeze Ok to freeze
      Toxicity Toxic
      Merck USA index14, 5869