Molecular Weight: 68
HS Code: 29151200
Packing: In PP bags, Net Wt 25kg/bag
Physical Description / Properties
Appearance: White crystalline, deliqescent, hygroscopic powder.
Boiling Point: 360 deg C
Melting Point: 255 deg C
Vapour Pressure: N/A
Specific Gravity: 1.92 (water = 1)
Flash Point: N/A
pH: 7.6 ()
Solubility in water: 770 g/l (25 deg C)
Flammability Limits (as percentage volume in air)
Lower Explosion Limit: N/A
Upper Explosion Limit: N/A
Odor: Slight odour to formic acid. Soluble in water and Alcohol.
Storage / Transport
Store in a dry, cool and well ventilated place.
Product is hygroscopic, therefore moisture should be avoided and product must be kept from strong acids and oxidants.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke while handling product. Dust formation may create air/dust explosive mixtures.
The explosive characteristics of dust should be taken into account for equipment and storage tanks design.
Used in Leather tanning, Dye and pigment manufacturing, Chemical synthesis.
Used in catalyst and stabilizer compositions, and in the printing and dyeing of textiles as a reducing agent.
|Item index grade||High-class||First-class|
|Appearance||White crystalline||White crystalline|
|Sodium formate content (by butt), %, ≤||97||95|
|Content of moisture and volatilization, %, ≤||2.0||3.0|
|Organic content (by butt), %, ≤||2.5||4.0|
|Chloride (by butt), %, ≤||0.5||1.0|
|Content of Fe (by butt), %, ≤||0.05||0.05|