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Formaldehyde 53% Solution

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 truck or rail car and is available from Hexion plants located  throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Appearance @ 68°C Colorless Liquid *
Boiling Point 760 mm Hg 103 °C *
Density @ 25°C 9.63 - 9.67 lb/gal *
Flash Point, Setaflash 75 Closed Cup °C *
Iron 0.5 Maximum ppm *
Odor Pungent *
Specific Gravity @ 25/25ºC 1.156 - 1.161 *
Storage Life 30 Maximum Days *
Storage Temperature 65 - 68 °C *

*Contact Hexion for more information.