It is colorless or yellowish bright liquid with slight irritating odor; soluble in water, ether and ethanol.
It is active, can be easily polymerized and oxidized, and it is an excellent cross-linking agent for protein.
It also has excellent sterilizing properties.
Glutaraldehyde is a dialdehyde comprised of pentane with aldehyde functions at C-1 and C-5. It has a role as a cross-linking reagent, a disinfectant and a fixative.
Miscible with water, ethanol, benzene, ether, acetone, dichloromethane, ethylacetate, isopropanol, n-hexane and toluene. Heat and air sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.
|Appearance||colorless or yellowish transparent liquid|
1) In 220kg net plastic drums, gross weight 228.5kg.
2) In 1100kg net IBC tank, gross weight 1157kg.
Period of validity
Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store in cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Glutaraldehyde is a colorless, oily liquid with a sharp, pungent odor. Glutaraldehyde is used for industrial, laboratory, agricultural, medical, and some household purposes, primarily for disinfecting and sterilization of surfaces and equipment. For example, it is used in oil and gas recovery operations and pipelines, waste water treatment, x-ray processing, embalming fluid, leather tanning, paper industry, in fogging and cleaning of poultry houses, and as a chemical intermediate in the production of various materials. It may be used in select goods, such as paint and laundry detergent.It is widely used for oil production, medical care, bio-chemical, leather treatment, tanning agents, protein cross-linking agent; in the preparation of heterocyclic compounds; also used for plastics, adhesives, fuels, perfumes, textile, paper making, printing; corrosion prevention of instruments and cosmetics etc.
|Chemical Name||Glutaraldehyde 50%(free formaldehyde)|
|Appearance||Transparent colourless or light yellow liquid||Conforms|
|Colour ( Pt/Co )||≤30 Max||10|
|Conclusion||Conforms with specification|