2-MERCAPTOETHANOL AR/Molecular biology

Assist in solubilizing proteins for electrophoretic separation by reducing disulphide linkage.
May also reduce excess oxidative polymerization catalysts.
ß-Mercaptoethanol, 2-Hydroxyethylmercaptan, BME, Thioethylene glycol

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Article No.
04566
Grade
AR/Molecular biology
Purity
99%
CAS No.
60-24-2
Molecular Formula
C2H6OS
Molecular Weight
78.13
H.S. Code
2930.9099
Shelf Life
60 Months
MSDS
 

 

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C
Liquid
Colour
Clear colorless to light yellow
Odour
Disagreeable odor
pH value
4.5 - 6 at 500 g/l at 20 °C
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C]
< -50 °C
Auto-ignition temperature [°C]
295 °C
Flash point [°C]
68 °C
Boiling point [°C]
157 °C
Vapour pressure [20°C]
0.76 hPa at 20 °C
Vapour density
2.7
Density [g/cm3]
1.114
Solubility in water [% weight]
Soluble in water
Partition coefficient Log Pow octanol / water at 20°C
0.056
Explosion limits - upper [%]
18%
Explosion limits -lower [%]
2.30%

Packings

  • 1GBA000120

    100 ml (00100)

  • 2GBA000250

    250 ml (00250)

  • 2GBAG02500

    2500 ml (02500)

  • 2GBAH02500

    2500 ml (02500)

 

Specifications

Appearance Clear colorless to light yellow liquid
Assay Min 99%
Cadmium (Cd) Max 0.00001%
Cobalt (Co) Max 0.00001%
Chromium (Cr) Max 0.00001%
Copper (Cu) Max 0.00001%
Iron (Fe) Max 0.00005%
Manganese (Mn) Max 0.00001%
Nickel (Ni) Max 0.00001%
Lead (Pb) Max 0.00001%
Zinc (Zn) Max 0.00001%
DNAase/RNAase/Proteases Not detectable

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Skull and Crossbones Corrosion Environment
Symbol: GHS05, GHS06, GHS09
Signal Word: Danger
UN No.: 2966
IMCO Class No.: 6.1
Packing Group: II
Hazardous Statement: H301-H310-H315-H317-H318-H330-H410
Precaution Statement: P260-P273-P280-P284-P301 + P310-P302 + P350
Revision Date : 16-Jul-2020
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