Formic Acid 85% ACS



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Formic acid (also known as Methanoic Acid)  is commonly used as a volatile pH modifier in HPLC and capillary electrophoresis and is also commonly used as a decalcifier of bone

  • Preservative & Antibacterial Agent in Live Stock Feed
  • Component of Valeting Products (Alloy Wheel Cleaner)
  • Used in Tanning Leather Process
  • As a Miticide in Bee Keeping
  • Limescale Remover
  • General Laboratory Acid
  • Production of Rubber
  • pH Modifier

Minimum Assay >85%
Molecular Formula CH2O2
Molecular Weight 46.03 g/mol
Iron (Fe): <2ppm
Chlorides (Cl): <3ppm
Sulphates (SO4): <5ppm

Hazard Class: 8

Packing Group: 2

Hazard Phrases: Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Toxic if inhaled.

Prec Phrases: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.


Cas No: 64-18-6
Einecs No: 200-579-1
FP: 49 °C


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500ml, 1L, 2.5L