Formic Acid

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Formic Acid
Chemicals for Science Education
CAS Number: 64-18-6
Formula Weight: 46.03
Formula: HCOOH
Hazard Info: Corrosive
Density (g/mL): 1.213
Boiling Point (°C): 101
Freezing Point (°C): -5
Solubility: Water, Alcohol and Ether
Synonyms: Methanoic Acid, Formylic Acid
Shelf Life (months): 12
Storage: White

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Delivery information: This product is designed for educational and teaching laboratories, and no certificate of analysis is available.




This disposal method is published for your convenience. You MUST have checked with your federal, state, and local regulations before using this method and these methods are only applicable for small laboratory sized quantities.

Use a lab apron, chemical resistant gloves and goggles before following the below method to dispose of hazardous waste.

 1. To a large beaker, add a large volume of water in a fume hood.
 2. Add the organic acid to the beaker.
 3. Neutralize the mixture by adding dilute sodium hydroxide or sodium carbonate until the pH is about 7. Stir.
 4. Pour the final solution down the drain with at least a 20-fold excess of water.