|Sodium Chloride (0.85%)Molecular Formula : NaClPhysical & Chemical Properties
Handling & Storage HandlingAvoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid foaming of dust and aerosols. Ventilate areas where dust is formed.StorageKeep container tightly closed in dry and well-ventilated place.Usage
- Physical state and appearance: Liquid.
- pH (1% soln/water): Neutral.
- Specific Gravity: The only known value is 1 (Water = 1)
- Vapor Pressure: The highest known value is 17.535 mm of Hg (@ 20oC) (Water).
- Vapor Density: The highest known value is 0.62 (Air = 1) (Water).
- Solubility:Easily soluble in cold water, hot water.
- Partially soluble in methanol. Insoluble in diethyl ether, n-octanol.
- Boiling Point : 1413oC (2575oF)
- Melting Point : 801oC (1474oF)
Pack SizeAvailable in : 500ml
- Large-scale applications include the manufacture of soap and dyes, food preservation, and the dyeing and printing of fabrics.
- Sodium chloride is widely used in biochemistry and molecular biology research. It is a component of phosphate buffered saline and SSC buffer.
- Applications of sodium chloride include he removal of small nucleic acid fragments from plasmid DNA preparations and the precipitation of DNA from SDS-containing samples.
- Sodium chloride has been used in the purification of bacteriophage arms and the isolation of single-standad DNA from bacteriophage M13.
- Sodium chloride is widely used in protein crystallization.
- It is also used in the column chromatography of proteins. The use of sodium chloride in the analysis of human a-thrombin by hydrophobic interaction HPLC has been reported.
- Capillary elecrophoresis of proteins on the anion exchange column that uses a buffer of phosphate and sodium chloride has been investigated.
- Also used as a blood bank saline.