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5.33002

Supelco

Formic acid 98% - 100%

for LC-MS LiChropur

Synonym(s):
Methanoic acid, Formylic acid, Formic acid
Linear Formula:
HCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.03
Beilstein:
1209246
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-579-1

Quality Level

vapor density

1.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98% (acidimetric)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

1004 °F

expl. lim.

12-38 % (v/v)
57 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
LC/MS: suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.370 (lit.)

pH

2.2 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

bp

100-101 °C (lit.)
101 °C/1013 hPa

mp

8.2-8.4 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 49.5 °C

density

1.22 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Al: ≤5.0 ppm
Ca: ≤10 ppm
Cu: ≤1.0 ppm
Fe: ≤5.0 ppm
K: ≤5.0 ppm
Mg: ≤2.0 ppm
NH4+: ≤10 ppm
Na: ≤5.0 ppm

storage temp.

15-25°C

SMILES string

OC=O

InChI

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

InChI key

BDAGIHXWWSANSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Formic acid (FA) 98% - 100% is a mobile phase component used in liquid chromatography − mass spectrometry (LC-MS) system for fatty acid profiling of oil seed crops. It can also be used in the quantitative-qualitative analysis of wheatgrass phenolic compounds.

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Legal Information

LiChropur is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Alina Chernova et al.
PeerJ, 7, e6547-e6547 (2019-03-14)
Oilseed crops are one of the most important sources of vegetable oils for food and industry. Nutritional and technical properties of vegetable oil are primarily determined by its fatty acid (FA) composition. The content and composition of FAs in plants

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