Formic acid

English Name : Formic acid Molecular formula: Hcooh Molecular weight : 46.03 Physical nature: appears colorless liquid with stimulate smell; dissolve in water, ethanol, ethyl ether, glycerin; Specific gravity is 1.22.0; Melting point is 8.3 degrees Celsius.; Boiling point is 100.8 degrees, Index of refraction 1.3719.


Indicators Name Qualified goods Honours Goods
Formic acid content ≥85 ≥90
Chromaticity (platinum-cobalt) ≤10 ≤10
Dilution experiments clear clear
Chlorine% ≤0.005 ≤0.003
Sulphate% ≤0.002 ≤0.001
Iron% ≤0.0005 ≤0.0001
Evaporation residues% ≤0.020 ≤0.006

Use of formic

acid: Formic acid is one of the organic chemical raw materials, widely used in several industries such as pesticide, leather, medicines, rubber, textile and chemical raw materials. In pharmaceutical industry, it can be used as local stimulate medicine, soften agents dwell and ointment. It is also the important raw materials in producing caffeine, aminopyrine,, borneol, Vitamin B and so on; In agricultural industry, formic acid is the raw material of poisoning ethers, which is a kind of effective pesticide; In leather industry, formic acid ca be used as leather preparations, deliming agent and neutralizer; In Rubber industry, it can be used as disinfector, antistaling agent and preservatives; in addition, it can be used as various solvents, printing media dye, fibers and paper lenses, handling agents, plasticizer and animal feed additives.

Packaging: plastic barrels packing 25 kilograms.

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