Formic Acid

  • Methanoic acid
  • CAS 64-18-6
  • Molar weight 46.025 g/mol
  • Chemical formula CH2O2

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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Formic Acid
  • Methanoic acid
  • CAS 64-18-6
  • Chemical formula CH2O2
  • Molar weight 46.025 g/mol

Product details of Formic Acid

Methanoic acidFormylic acidHydrogen carboxylic acidHydroxy(oxo)methaneMetacarbonoic acidOxocarbinic acidOxomethanolCarbonous acid
  • Biocide
  • Feed
  • PA Grade
  • Pharma
  • Technical
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  • 99-100%
  • Colourless liquid
  • Pungent, penetrating odour

Chemical formula

CH2O2

CAS number

64-18-6

Molar weight

46.025 g/mol

Specific Gravity

1.025 - 1.221

Melting Point

8,4 °C

Boiling Point

100,8 °C

Flash Point

68.8 °C


Applications

  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Agriculture chemicals
  • Apparel and footwear care products
  • Electrical and electronic products
  • Fabric, textile and leather products
  • Paint additives
  • Paper products

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