Alfa Aesar™ Formic acid, 85%
Brand: Alfa Aesar™ L17434.0E
UNSPSC : 12352103
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 64-18-6 Weight : 0.01000kg
Formic acid is principally used as a preservative antibacterial agent in livestock feed, in dying textiles, tanning leather and electroplating. In the poultry industry, it is sometimes added with feed to kill E. coli bacteria. It acts as a reducing agent for the catalytic reduction of nitrate in water.
Miscible with water, ether, acetone, ethyl acetate, glycerol, methanol and ethanol. Partially miscible with benzene, toluene and xylene.
Hygroscopic. Store closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
|7° to 9°C|
|100° to 101°C|