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Formaldehyde 50% Solution Stabilized

Product Features

Formaldehyde in commercial form is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor.  Its principal uses are in the manufacture of thermoset resins, and various organic and agricultural chemicals.  The product is usually shipped in bulk tank trucks and is available from Hexion plants located throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and Europe.

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Appearance @ 63°C Colorless Liquid *
Approximate Partial Press. HCHO @ 50ºC 9 mm Hg *
Approximate Partial Press. HCHO @ 60°C 17 mm Hg *
Approximate Partial Press. HCHO @ 65°C 23 mm Hg *
Approximate Partial Press. HCHO @ 30ºC 2 mm Hg *
Approximate Partial Press. HCHO @ 40ºC 5 mm Hg *
Boiling Point 760 mm Hg 102 °C *
Density @ 25°C 9.55 - 9.59 lb/gal *
Flash Point, Setaflash 77 Closed Cup °C *
Iron 0.5 Maximum ppm *
Odor Pungent *
Specific Gravity @ 25/25ºC 1.148 - 1.153 *
Storage Life 30 Maximum Days *
Storage Temperature 50 - 68 °C *

*Contact Hexion for more information.