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FX0445

Supelco

Formic Acid, 88%

Meets ACS Specifications, Meets Reagent Specifications for testing USP/NF monographs GR ACS

Synonym(s):
Formic acid, Methanoic Acid,Aminic Acid
Linear Formula:
HCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.03
Beilstein:
1209246
MDL number:

Agency

meets USP/NF

Quality Level

vapor density

1.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥88.0%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

1004 °F

expl. lim.

57 %

impurities

≤0.001% Chloride (Cl)
≤0.002% Sulfate (SO4)
≤0.005% Ammonium (NH4)
≤0.4% Acetic acid (CH3COOH)
≤5 ppm Heavy metals (as Pb)
≤5 ppm Iron (Fe)

evapn. residue

≤0.002%

color

APHA: ≤15

refractive index

n20/D 1.370 (lit.)

bp

100-101 °C (lit.)
107 °C/1013 hPa

mp

8.2-8.4 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 71 °C

density

1.22 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

OC=O

InChI

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

InChI key

BDAGIHXWWSANSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging

2.5 l in Plastic bottle

Application

Meets ACS Specifications, Meets Reagent Specifications for testing USP/NF monographs GR ACS

Analysis Note

Acetic acid (CH3COOH): 0.4% max
Ammonium (NH4): 0.005% max
Assay: 88.0% min
Chloride (Cl): 0.001% max
Color (APHA): 15 max
Dilution test: To pass test
Evaporation residue: 0.002% max
Heavy metals (as Pb): 5ppm max
Iron (Fe): 5ppm max
Sulfate (SO4): 0.002% max
Sulfite (SO3): To pass test

Pictograms

CorrosionSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

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

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

159.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

71 °C

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