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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium formate, 98%

$21.86 - $41.26

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium formate
CAS 141-53-7
Molecular Formula HCO2Na
Formula Weight 68.01g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00013101
Beilstein 3595134
Merck Index 14,8621
Synonym Formic acid sodium salt
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AAA1781330

 
alfa aesar™
A17813-30
250g Each for $21.86

AAA178130B

 
alfa aesar™
A17813-0B
1000g Each for $41.26
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 259° to 262°C
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Sodium formate
CAS 141-53-7
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula HCO2Na
Formula Weight 68.01g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00013101
Beilstein 3595134
Merck Index 14,8621
Synonym Formic acid sodium salt
RTECS Number LR0350000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Sodium formate is used in analytical chemistry to precipitate noble metals. It is used for tanning leather, for dyeing and printing fabrics. It acts as an electroplating agent, an acidulant in the textile industry, a reducing agent, a mordant, a complexing agent. Further, it is used in photographic fixing baths. In addition, it is used as a buffering agent for strong mineral acids and food additive.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, glycerol and formic acid. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids. Moisture sensitive