Calcium Formate

Product details

CAS-No. 544-17-2
EINECS-No. 208-863-7
Chemical formula: C2H2CaO4

Trade name: calcium diformate

Synonyms: formic acid calcium salt | calcoform
Application of the substance / the preparation: Additive for animal feed, Construction chemicals


arrow Specifications GENERAL

MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


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Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
R 36 Irritating to eyes.

Classification system for Calcium Formate:

The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Caustic Formate:
CAS No. Description:
1544-17-2 calcium diformate

Identification number(s):

EINECS Number: 208-863-7
General Information for Caustic Formate
Form: Crystalline powder
Colour: Whitish
slightly yellowish
Odour: essigsäureartig
nach Karamell

Change in condition:
Melting point/Melting range: 300°C
Boiling point/Boiling range: undetermined
Flash point: not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Product is not flammable.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Density at 20°C: 2.015 g/cm³

Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water at 20°C:
170 g/l
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:

IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:

ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance
with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:

36 Irritating to eyes.

Safety phrases:

26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

National regulations

Water hazard class: Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS hazard labels

Hazardous material sign