Agent Name

Ficoll 70

CAS Number

72146-89-5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Ficoll PM 70; Poly(sucrose-co-epichlorhydrin); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Polysaccharides

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Ficoll is a neutral, highly branched, high-mass, hydrophilic polysaccharide which dissolves readily in aqueous solutions. . . . Ficoll is part of Ficoll-Paque which is used in biology laboratories to separate blood to its components (erythrocytes, leukocytes etc.)." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Not considered hazardous by GHS classification; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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