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Methaform 55B

Product Features

Methaform is a specialized formaldehyde solution with high methanol and low water.  It is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor.  Its principal uses are in the manufacture of thermoset resins, and various organic chemicals.  The product is usually shipped in bulk tank truck or rail car and is available from Hexion plants located in Fayetteville, NC and Geismar, LA.

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Appearance @ 25°C Colorless Liquid *
Boiling Point 760 mm Hg 97 °C *
Density @ 25°C 8.84 - 8.87 lb/gal *
Flash Point, Setaflash 45 Closed Cup °C *
Iron 0.5 Maximum ppm *
Odor Pungent *
pH 2.8 - 4.5 *
Specific Gravity @ 25/25ºC 1.062 - 1.066 *
Storage Life 30 Maximum Days *
Storage Temperature 10 - 38 °C *

*Contact Hexion for more information