5.33002

Supelco

Formic acid 98% - 100%

for LC-MS LiChropur

Synonym(s):
Methanoic acid, Formylic acid, Formic acid
Linear Formula:
HCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.03
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1209246
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-579-1

storage conditions

Store at +15°C to +25°C.

Quality Level

vapor density

1.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98% (acidimetric)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

1004 °F

expl. lim.

12-38 % (v/v)
57 %

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
LC/MS: suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.370 (lit.)

pH

2.2 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

bp

100-101 °C (lit.)
101 °C/1013 hPa

mp

8.2-8.4 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 49.5 °C

density

1.22 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Al: ≤5.0 ppm
Ca: ≤10 ppm
Cu: ≤1.0 ppm
Fe: ≤5.0 ppm
K: ≤5.0 ppm
Mg: ≤2.0 ppm
NH4+: ≤10 ppm
Na: ≤5.0 ppm

storage temp.

15-25°C

SMILES string

OC=O

InChI

1S/CH2O2/c2-1-3/h1H,(H,2,3)

InChI key

BDAGIHXWWSANSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Formic acid (FA) 98% - 100% is a mobile phase component used in liquid chromatography − mass spectrometry (LC-MS) system for fatty acid profiling of oil seed crops. It can also be used in the quantitative-qualitative analysis of wheatgrass phenolic compounds.

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Legal Information

LiChropur is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

signalword

Danger

hazcat

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1A

Supp Hazards

EUH071

storage_class_code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

121.1 °F - closed cup

Flash Point C

49.5 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Urszula Złotek et al.
Food chemistry, 288, 256-261 (2019-03-25)
The effect of elicitation with arachidonic and jasmonic acids on the production of phenolic compounds as well as the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of phenolic extracts of wheatgrass was evaluated. The qualitative and quantitative analysis of phenolic compounds carried out...
Alina Chernova et al.
PeerJ, 7, e6547-e6547 (2019-03-14)
Oilseed crops are one of the most important sources of vegetable oils for food and industry. Nutritional and technical properties of vegetable oil are primarily determined by its fatty acid (FA) composition. The content and composition of FAs in plants...
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