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Alfa Aesar™ Formic acid, 97%

$43.39 - $100.34

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Formic acid
CAS 64-18-6
Molecular Formula CH2O2
Linear Formula HCOOH
Formula Weight 46.03
MDL Number MFCD00003297
UN Number UN1779
Beilstein 1209246
Merck Index 14,4241
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Products
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AAA132850E

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alfa aesar™
A132850E*
2500g Each for $100.34

AAA1328536

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1328536*
500g Each for $43.39

AAA132850C

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alfa aesar™
A132850C
10000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 46.03
RTECS Number LQ4900000
Flash Point 50°C (156°F)
Molecular Formula CH2O2
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FORMIC ACID
Health Hazard 2 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 vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Quantity 2500g
Melting Point 7° to 9°C
Beilstein 1209246
UN Number UN1779
Merck Index 14,4241
Assay 97%
Chemical Name or Material Formic acid
Linear Formula HCOOH
TSCA TSCA
Boiling Point 100° to 101°C
MDL Number MFCD00003297
Health Hazard 3 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.
Health Hazard 1 Danger
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. Partially miscible with toluene, xylene and benzene.

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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 vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.