Silicon dioxide A finely ground SiO2 preparation known as Amorphous

Silicon dioxide (CAS 14808-60-7)

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Synonym: Silica
Application: A finely ground SiO2 preparation known as Amorphous
CAS Number: 14808-60-7
Purity: 99%
Molecular Weight: 60.08
Molecular Formula: SiO2
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Silicon dioxide has historically been called amorphous. A naturally occurring microcrystalline silica which has been finely ground. It is formed when silicon is exposed to oxygen. Employed in the extraction of DNA and RNA due to its ability to bind to the nucleic acids under the presence of chaotropes.

Appearance :
Physical State :
Solubility :
Soluble in HF, and alkalies (very slightly). Insoluble in water, and acids.
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
1610° C (lit.)
Boiling Point :
2230° C (lit.)
Density :
2.6 g/cm3 at 25° C (lit.)
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.54 (lit.)
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PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 8493
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What are the particle size and size dispersion of the Silica powder?

Asked by: iub_cf
Thank you for your question. Particle Size: < 10 microns: 98.6 %.
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Date published: 2019-05-25

I am looking at your product sc-203376B , silicon dioxide, CAS 14808-60-7 which is quartz (crystalline silicon dioxide). Is quartz classified as carcinogen?

Asked by: Blulad
Thank you for your question. Silicon dioxide (CAS 14808-60-7) is a carcinogenic compound.
Answered by: Technical Support
Date published: 2017-03-06

Hi my name is Louis and would like to know if your product is food grade?  would love to use it as a fining agent for beer

Asked by: Louis
Thank you for your inquiry. All of our products are for research use only, and are research grade not food grade. They are not to be used in any production, therapeutic or diagnostic application.
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Date published: 2016-11-29
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