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Sodium formate

reagent grade, 97%

Synonym: Formic acid sodium salt

  • CAS Number 141-53-7

  • Linear Formula HCOONa

  • Molecular Weight 68.01

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3595134

  •  EC Number 205-488-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00013101

  •  eCl@ss 39021901

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749126

  •  NACRES NA.55

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Properties

Related Categories Essential Chemicals, Research Essentials, Salts, Sodium Salts
Quality Level   100
grade   reagent grade
assay   97%
form   crystalline powder
  powder, crystals or granules
mp   259-262 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble(lit.)
SMILES string   [Na+].[O-]C=O
InChI   1S/CH2O2.Na/c2-1-3;/h1H,(H,2,3);/q;+1/p-1
InChI key   HLBBKKJFGFRGMU-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Description

General description

Sodium formate is the colorless sodium salt of formic acid. It can be prepared by reacting formic acid with sodium hydroxide or carbonate. Its crystal structure has been investigated. Its crystals exhibit monoclinic-holohedral symmetry.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

4 kg in poly drum

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
LR0350000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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