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100496 Formaldehyde solution 4%, buffered, pH 6.9

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Catalogue NumberPackaging Qty/Pack
1004960700 Plastic bottle 700 ml
1004965000 Plastic container 5 l
1004968350 Plastic bottle 350 ml
1004969010 Plastic container 10 l
1004969011 Titripac PE/Alu 10 l
Catalogue Number100496
SynonymsFormaline solution, Methanal solution, Methyl aldehyde solution
DescriptionFormaldehyde solution 4%, buffered, pH 6.9
OverviewFormaldehyde (HCOH) is one of the most familiar and effective fixatives. Formaldehyde fixation is suitable for nearly all types of histological tissue, as well as calcified deposits, bone, cartilage, nervous system specimens. The fixation of the histological specimen material of human or animal origin is commonly performed in a 4% or 10% Formaldehyde solution. Chemically, the 4 % Formaldehyde solution equals a 10 % Formalin solution. This Formaldehyde solution 4% is a ready-to-use working solution that is stabilized with phosphate buffer to protect tissue structures. The development of formic acid will be effective prevented. It is an IVD registered and CE certified product and can be applied for diagnostical purposes. For more details, please see instructions for use (IFU). The IFU can be downloaded from this webpage.
Product Information
HS Code3824 99 79
Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
Quality LevelMQ400
Application(approx. 10% Formalin solution) for histology
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point100 °C (1013 hPa)
Density1.017 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value6.7 - 7.1 (H₂O)
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H302 + H332: Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350: May cause cancer.
Precautionary Statement(s)P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
P301 + P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
P304 + P340 + P312: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P308 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class6.1D Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects
WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
Aqueous solutions: Container D.
Safety Information
Categories of dangerharmful, carcinogenic, sensitizing
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Supplemental Information
Global Trade Item Number
Catalogue Number GTIN
1004960700 04061838824332
1004965000 04022536702315
1004968350 04027269685942
1004969010 04022536702322
1004969011 04022536729671


Formaldehyde solution 4%, buffered, pH 6.9 SDS


Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

Formaldehyde solution 4%, buffered, pH 6.9 Certificates of Analysis

Product Number PackagingSpecificationLot Number
1004960700 Plastic bottlePDF Specification Document
1004965000 Plastic containerPDF Specification Document
1004968350 Plastic bottlePDF Specification Document
1004969010 Plastic containerPDF Specification Document
1004969011 Titripac PE/AluPDF Specification Document

User Guides

100496 Formaldehyde solution 4%, buffered, pH 6.9 (approx. 10% Formalin solution) for histology

Instructions for Use

100496 Formaldehydopløsning 4 %, bufferet, pH 6,9 (ca. 10 % formalinopløsning) til histologi

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