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Alfa Aesar™ Formic acid, 97%

$44.32 - $102.51

Chemical Identifiers

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
Chemical Name or Material Formic acid
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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity  
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity  
AAA132850E SDS Alfa Aesar™
A132850E*
2500g Each for $102.51
AAA1328536 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1328536*
500g Each for $44.32
AAA132850C SDS Alfa Aesar™
A132850C
10000g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specifications

50°C (156°F)
7° to 9°C
64-18-6
HCOOH
MFCD00003297
1209246
Formic acid
100° to 101°C
2500g
CH2O2
46.03
UN1779
14,4241
97%

Safety and Handling

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.

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