Sodium Formate

Product details

Sodium formate (HCOONa) is from the formic acid the salt. Sodium formate is used in printing processes and is required for oxal acid besides is it used as road salt.

CAS-No. 141-53-7
EINECS-No. 205-488-0
Chemical formula: HCOONa

Synonyms: Sodium methanoate | formic acid | sodium salt | sodium hydrocarbon dioxide
Uses/application: Chemicals for synthesis


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

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Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
According to current European laws and regulations the product is not dangerous or toxic material
(based on the available data).

Classification system for Sodium Formate (HCOONa):

The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Sodium Formate (HCOONa):
CAS No. Description:
141-53-7 sodium formate

Identification number(s):

EINECS Number: 205-488-0
General Information
for Sodium Formate (HCOONa)
Form: Powder
Colour: Colourless
Odour: Odourless

Change in condition:
Melting point/Melting range: undetermined
Boiling point/Boiling range: undetermined
Flash point: not applicable
Ignition temperature:
Decomposition temperature: ~ 260°C
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Density at 20°C: 1.92 g/cm³

Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water at 20°C:
550 g/l
pH-value (50 g/l) at 20°C: 7-8
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Sodium Formate (HCOONa):
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 for Sodium Formate (HCOONa):
The substance(product)is not subject to classification according to
EC-directives and other sources of literature known to us.
Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals

National regulations

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

Hazard description

GHS hazard labels

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