Sodium Formate 97% min.


Sodium formate, HCOONa, is the sodium salt of formic acid, HCOOH. It usually appears as a white deliquescent powder.

  • Used in several fabric dyeing and printing processes
  • Used as a buffering agent
  • Used as a cryoprotectant in structural biology

Minimum Assay: 97% min.
Molecular Formula: HCOONa
Molecular Weight: 68.01 g/mol
Melting Point: 259-262 °C
Density (g/cm3): 1.92
Chloride (Cl): 0.0004%
Sulphate (SO4): 0.0008%
Heavy Metals (as Pb): 0.0005%
Iron (Fe): <0.0003%
Calcium (Ca): <0.0005%
Loss on Drying (150 °C): 0.13%
pH (5%, in water): 7.90

Cas Number: 141-53-7

Einecs Number: 205-488-0

Hazard Phrases: H0001


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