Alfa Aesar™ Formic acid, 85%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: L17434.0E

UNSPSC: 12352103

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 64-18-6 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 2500g

Product Code. 11406850

Quantity Price
1 £ 36.36 / 2500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 14-03-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Formic acid
CAS 64-18-6
Molecular Formula CH2O2
Linear Formula HCOOH
Formula Weight 46.03
MDL Number MFCD00003297
UN Number UN1779
Beilstein 1209246
Merck Index 14,4241

Specification

Formula Weight 46.03
Chemical Name or Material Formic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Flash Point 50°C (156°F)
Molecular Formula CH2O2
Beilstein 1209246
Melting Point 7° to 9°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA TSCA
Assay 85%
Linear Formula HCOOH
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H331-H314-H318-H226-H302
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
RTECS Number LQ4900000
UN Number UN1779
Merck Index 14,4241
CAS 64-18-6
MDL Number MFCD00003297
Quantity 2500g
Boiling Point 100° to 101°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FORMIC ACID

Applications
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.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ether, acetone, ethyl acetate, glycerol, methanol and ethanol. Partially miscible with benzene, toluene and xylene.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H331-H314-H318-H226-H302
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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 locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.