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LC2689 Formic acid 98-100%
suitable for use

 

Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29689 Glass bottle 1 l inquire
AC29689 Glass bottle 2.5 l inquire
AC29689 Plastic container  25 l inquire

 

Product information
Synonyms Methanoic acid
Hill Formula CH2O2
Chemical formula HCOOH
HS Code 2915 11 00
EC number 200-579-1
Molar mass 46.03 g/mol
EC index number 607-001-00-0
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.
CAS number 64-18-6

 

Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 480 °C
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Saturation concentration (air) 80 g/m3 (20 °C) Air
Melting point 8 °C
Molar mass 46.03 g/mol
Density 1.22 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 2.2 (10 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 101 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 42 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 12 – 38 %(V)
Flash point 42 °C

 

Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P260: Do not breathe fumes.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS LQ4900000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 4
Liquid organic acids or solutions should be diluted, if necessary, and carefully neutralized with sodium hydrogen carbonate (Cat. No. 106323) or with sodium hydroxide (Cat. No 106462). Before filling into container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).

 

Safety information
R Phrase R 10-35
Flammable.Causes severe burns.
S Phrase S 23-26-45
Do not breathe vapour.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger flammable, corrosive
Hazard Symbol Corrosive

 

Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1779 FORMIC ACID MORE THAN 85%, 8 (3), II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1779 FORMIC ACID, 8 (3), II

 

Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 730 mg/kg

 

Specifications
Assay (alkalimetric) ≥ 98.0 %
Identity (IR-spectrum) passes test
Appearance passes test
Appearance of solution passes test
Density (d 20/20) 1.217 – 1.223
Chromatographic purity
– Acetic acid
≤ 0.5 %
– other impurity ≤ 0.1 %
– Sum of all other impurities ≤ 0.3 %
Chloride (Cl) ≤ 0.001 %
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.004 %
Sulfite (SO3) ≤ 0.002 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.0005 %
As (Arsenic) ≤ 0.0003 %
Cu (Copper) ≤ 0.002 %
Pb (Lead) ≤ 0.001 %
Zn (Zinc) ≤ 0.002 %
Aldehydes passes test
Formaldehyde (HCHO) ≤ 0.1 %
Oxalic acid (C2H2O4) ≤ 0.01 %
Residual solvents (Ph. Eur./ICH) class 2 (Methanol) ≤ 0.3 %
Evaporation residue ≤ 0.005 %
Corresponds to DAC

 

 

≥ 115 °C