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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

FORMALDEHYDE - METHAFORM 55A

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:

 

  Formaldehyde

  wt. % 54.5 – 55.5

  Methanol

  wt. % 33.5 – 35.5

  Acidity as Formic Acid

  wt. % 0.020 Maximum

  pH @ 25o C

  5.0 – 6.0

  Color

  APHA 10 Maximum

 

TYPICAL PROPERTIES:

 

  Specific Gravity @ 25/25º C

  1.061 – 1.069

  Pounds Per Gallon @ 25º C

  8.83 – 8.88

  Flash Point ºF, Seta C. Cup

  113

  Iron

  ppm 0.5 Maximum

  Odor

  Pungent

  Appearance @ 77 ºF

  Colorless Liquid

  Storage Temperature, ºF

  50 – 100

  Storage Life at 50 - 100 ºF

  30 days Maximum

 

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.

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:

 

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Customer Service:  +1 866 443 9466

 

 

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