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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium formate, 98%

$24.64 - $42.01

Chemical Identifiers

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

 
alfa aesar™
A1781330
250g Each for $24.64

AAA178130B

 
alfa aesar™
A178130B
1000g Each for $42.01
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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