Tradex Corporation


Formic Acid

Description :

Formic acid (methanoic acid) is a naturally occurring colorless liquid having a highly pungent odor mainly used as a preservative and antibacterial agent in food process industry.

Application :

Rubber Chemicals, Bulk Drugs (Diclofenec Sodium), Textile, Epoxy Resins, Dyes, Wood Adhesive, Agro Chemicals.

Packing :

Tanker Load, Seal Pack Carboys.

Specifications :
No. Parameters Unit Specifications
1 Total Acidity as HCOOH %W/W 85 % Min
2 Sp. Gravity at 25 °C - 1.192
3 Iron as Fe PPM 50 Max.
4 Water insoluble matter - To pass test.
5 Heavy metals as Pb PPM 20 Max.
6 Chlorides as Cl PPM 50 Max.
7 Non Volatile matter %W/W 0.08 Max
8 Sulfate as SO4 %W/W 0.005 Max.
Other Properties:
9 Boiling Point °C 170
10 Melting Point °C (-)15