Alfa Aesar™ Ammonium formate, 97%, water <3%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10699.30

AMMONIUM FORMATE, 97% 250G

UNSPSC: 12352114

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 540-69-2 Weight: 0.01000kg



Product Code. 11453464

Quantity Price
1 £ 8.8 / 250g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-02-2017
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Description and Specification

Applications
Ammonium formate is widely used in various organic reactions like Leuckart reaction which involves the reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones. It serves as a buffer in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC/MS). It finds application in palladium on carbon (Pd/C) reduction of functional groups. For example, reduction of alkenes to alkanes and formaldehyde to methanol. It is also used to prepare formic acid insitu as well as used to store formic acid by making it as an ammonium salt.

Solubility
Soluble in water, liquid ammonia and alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.