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Alfa Aesar™ Formic acid, 85%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L174340B

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Catalog No. AAL174340B


 

Specifications

Description

Formic acid; 85%; Alfa Aesar; 1000g; FW: 46.03; CH2O2; MP: 7 to 9; BP: 100 to 101; CAS: 64-18-6

Applications
Formic acid is principally used as a preservative antibacterial agent in livestock feed, in dying textiles, tanning leather and electroplating. In the poultry industry, it is sometimes added with feed to kill E. coli bacteria. It acts as a reducing agent for the catalytic reduction of nitrate in water.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ether, acetone, ethyl acetate, glycerol, methanol and ethanol. Partially miscible with benzene, toluene and xylene.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formic acid
85%
HCOOH
MFCD00003297
1209246
7° to 9°C
1000g
64-18-6
CH2O2
46.03
UN1779
14,4241
100° to 101°C
50°C (156°F)

Chemical Identifiers

64-18-6
HCOOH
MFCD00003297
1209246
Formic acid
CH2O2
46.03
UN1779
14,4241

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H331-H314-H318-H226-H302
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FORMIC ACID

RTECSNumber : LQ4900000

TSCA : TSCA