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W248703

Sigma-Aldrich

Formic acid

≥95%, FCC, FG

Linear Formula:
HCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.03
FEMA Number:
2487
Beilstein:
1209246
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
1
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.001

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor density

1.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥95%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

1004 °F

expl. lim.

57 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.370 (lit.)

pH

2.2 (20 °C, 2.2 g/L)

bp

100-101 °C (lit.)

mp

8.2-8.4 °C (lit.)

density

1.22 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.004%

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cd: ≤1 ppm
Hg: ≤1 ppm
Pb: ≤10 ppm

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

pungent; vinegar

SMILES string

OC=O

InChI

1S/CH2O2/c2-1-3/h1H,(H,2,3)

InChI key

BDAGIHXWWSANSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Formic acid is one of the main volatile flavor compounds in black tea. It is also one of the main odor-active compounds in acid-hydrolyzed soy sauce.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
5, 10, 25 kg in composite drum

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1A

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

121.1 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

49.5 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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