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Supelco

Micro particles based on polymethacrylate

analytical standard, size: 50 μm

Synonym(s):
PMMA microbeads, 2-Propenoic acid,2-methyl homopolymer, 2-methyl-2-propenoic acid homopolymer, Microparticles based on PMAA, Microparticles based on poly(methacrylic acid), Polymethacrylate
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

form

particles
suspension

concentration

10% (solids)

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

particle size

50 μm std dev <1 μm, coeff var <2%

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

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General description

Polymethacrylate-based microparticles (size: 50 μm) are a particle size standard, ideal to identify the particle size distribution (PSD) profile of test samples.

Application

Used for calibrating and monitoring particle size analyzers.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Features and Benefits

  • suitable for routine instrument calibration checks, testing and corrections
  • available in 10 mL pack size as a neat sample

Analysis Note

The exact values for particle size and standard deviation are determined for each lot and may be found on the certificate of analysis. These values are determined with an accuracy of 0.01 μm (Coulter Multisizer). Polymethacrylate based particles have a narrow size distribution and spherical shape. They are stable at temperatures of up to 100 °C Density is 1.22 g/cm3. The surface is negatively charged. Good biocompatibility and reduced nonspecific protein binding are characteristic.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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