FORMALDEHYDE SOLUTION AR/ACS

Confirms BP, USP specification
Formalin

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Article No.
00147
Grade
AR/ACS
Purity
37%
CAS No.
50-00-0
Molecular Formula
HCHO
Molecular Weight
30.03
H.S. Code
2912.1100
Shelf Life
60 Months
MSDS
 

 

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C
Liquid
Colour
Clear Colorles
Odour
Pungent
pH value
2.8
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C]
-15°C
Auto-ignition temperature [°C]
300 °C
Flash point [°C]
64 °C
Boiling point [°C]
96°C
Vapour pressure [20°C]
1.3 mm Hg @ 20°C
Vapour pressure mm/Hg
1.3 mm Hg @ 20°C
Vapour density
1.04
Density [g/cm3]
1.08
Solubility in water [% weight]
Infinitely soluble
Explosion limits - upper [%]
73%
Explosion limits -lower [%]
7%

Packings

  • 2PPB000500

    500 ml (00500)

  • 2PPB002500

    2500 ml (02500)

  • 2PDL00A30K

    30 Liters (0030K)

  • 2PDL00200K

    200 Liters (0200K)

  • 2PDNUL100K

    100 Liters (0100K)

 

Specifications

Appearance Clear colorless solution with strong pungent odor
Assay 37-38% w/w
Methanol (CH3OH) 8 - 12%
Weight/ mL at 20°C 1.080 - 1.090 g
Colour scale Max 10 APHA
Acidity (as HCOOH) Max 0.006 meq/g
Residue on ignition Max 0.005%
Chloride (Cl) Max 0.0005%
Sulphate (SO4) Max 0.002%
Iron (Fe) Max 0.0005%
Heavy metals (by ICP-OES) Max 0.0005%

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Skull and Crossbones Corrosion Health Hazard
Symbol: GHS05, GHS06, GHS08
Signal Word: Danger
UN No.: 2209
IMCO Class No.: 8
Packing Group: III
Hazardous Statement: H301-H311-H314-H317-H331-H335-H351-H370
Precaution Statement: P260-P280-P301 + P310-P305 + P351 + P338-P310
Revision Date : 11-Nov-2016
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