Parafilm® M All-Purpose Laboratory Film

Parafilm® M All-Purpose Laboratory Film

PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF YOUR LABORATORY AND RESEARCH APPLICATIONS

Parafilm® M All-Purpose Laboratory Film Covers and Shields Your Products from Moisture While Allowing Gas Permeability

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Parafilm® M All-Purpose Laboratory Film

Safeguard Products and Quality

Keep moisture loss to a minimum and protect the contents of your laboratory items with a flexible covering for test tubes, beakers, petri dishes and more. Convenient, flexible and self-sealing - Parafilm® M laboratory film is an essential item in health care, pharmaceutical and research labs.
  • Features
  • Specs
  • Applications

Parafilm M Lab Film 2 inch

  • Protect the integrity of research applications with a tight moisture-barrier that holds a strong seal and doesn’t release from glassware, despite off-gassing
  • Reduce the risk of tampered data with a covering that is odorless, colorless and semi-transparent
  • Prevents moisture and volume loss due to material composition and tight seal

Parafilm M Lab Film 4 inch

  • Flexible and self-sealing material allows it to cling around irregular shapes and surfaces
  • Stretches more than 200% of original length
  • Resistant up to 48 hours against many polar substances such as saline solutions, inorganic acids and alkaline solutions

Parafilm M Purple Lab Film 2 inch

  • Available in multiple sizes and lengths
Permeability
  • Oxygen: (ASTM 1927-98) 150 cc/m² d at 23°C and 50% RH
  • Carbon Dioxide: (Modulated IR Method) 1200 cc/m² d at 23°C and 0% RH
  • Water Vapor: (ASTM F1249-01)
    • Flat: 1 g/m² d at 38°C and 90% RH
    • Creased: 1 g/m² d at 38°C and 90% RH
Effects of Common Reagents
  • Hydrochloric Acid conc. (12N)dil. (5n)
    • No apparent effect in 24 hours
  • Sulphuric Acid conc. (36n) dil. (5n)
    • No apparent affect in 24 hours
  • Nitric Acid conc. (16n) dil. (5n)
    • No apparent affect in 24 hours
  • Sodium Hydroxide conc. (22%)
    • No apparent affect in 24 hours
  • Ammonium Hydroxide conc. (28% NH3)
    • No apparent effect in 24 hours

Parafilm M Lab Film 4 inch

  • Potassium Permanganate
    • 5%: No apparent effect except permanent dark brown coloration in 18 hours
    • 0.1%: Same as 5% except slightly less color
  • Iodine solution (0.1N)
    • No effect except staining brown in 18 hours
  • Salt (NACL) solution (20%)
    • No apparent effect in 24 hours
  • Ethyl Alcohol (95%)
    • No apparent effect except some face whitening in 24 hours
  • Isopropyl Alcohol (99%)
    • No apparent effect in 24 hours
  • Not recommended for use with chlorinated, non-polar aliphatic and aromatic solvents
  • Film becomes soft and sticky at about 130°F to 150°F (68°C)

Parafilm M Lab Film on Flask

  • Efficient and cost-effective covering for:
    • Test tubes
    • Beakers
    • Vials
    • Petri dishes
    • Flasks
    • Various other instruments and objects with irregular surfaces

Parafilm M Lab Film on Beaker

  • Overwrap to further secure stoppers, lids and caps
  • Shelf or tray liner to prevent slipping of bottles or instruments