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Sodium formate

Name: Sodium formate

Synonims: Sodium salt of formic acid

CAS Nr.: 141-53-7

Hs code: 2915120000

EC-Nr.: 205-488-0

Molecular formula: CH2O2

Molar mass: 68.01

Known applications for sodium formate are:

• Sodium formate is used in tanning;

• Sodium formate plays a role in the synthesis of formic acid;

• De-icing and de-icing applications;

• Raw material production and processing;

• Anti-freezing compound;

• Oil-drilling fluid.


Sodium formate is non-toxic, non-corrosive, non-flammable. Ensure good ventilation / exhaustion at workplace. Avoid dust formation. Keep away from food, in tightly closed containers in a cool and dry place. The product is hygroscopic.

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