Product Overview

  • Molecular Weight:78.13
  • Molecular Formula:HSCH2CH2OH
  • CAS:60-24-2
  • Hazard:Irritant, combustible
  • Storage:Store at room temperature
  • Biotechnology Grade
  • Size:100 mL
  • Purity: >99.0%
  • Water (KF): <0.5%
  • 2,2-Thiodiethanol: 0.5
  • DNase/RNase: None Detected
  • Protease: None Detected
  • Hazardous
  • Additional hazmat fee applies
  • Technical Data Sheet:2-Mercaptoethanol-MSDS.pdf

Product Description



Also known as β-Mercaptoethanol, Thioethylene glycol, BME, or 2-Hydroxyethylmercaptan. Reagent used to minimize oxidation of biological compounds in solution.


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