Formic Acid

Product description

A major use of formic acid is as a preservative and antibacterial agent in livestock feed. It is also significantly used in the production of leather, including tanning, and in dyeing and finishing textiles.

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Methanoic acidCarbonous acidFormylic acidHydrogen carboxylic acidHydroxy(oxo)methaneMetacarbonoic acidOxocarbinic acidOxomethanol.


  • Bulk
  • Can
  • Drum
  • IBC

Physical forms

  • Colorless liquid


Chemical FormulaCH2O2
PackagingBulk, Can, Drum, IBC
Physical FormColorless liquid having a pungent, penetrating odor

Key applications

  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Agriculture Chemicals
  • Paint Additives
  • Apparel and Footwear Care Products
  • Electrical and Electronic Products
  • Fabric, Textile, and Leather Products
  • Paper Products

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