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Formaldehyde 46.5% with 12% Methanol

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 @ 38°C Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 760 mm Hg 99 °C
Density @ 25°C 9.23 - 9.28 lb/gal
Flash Point, Setaflash 62 Closed Cup °C
Iron 0.5 Maximum ppm
Odor Pungent
Specific Gravity @ 25/25ºC 1.109 - 1.115
Storage Life 180 Maximum Days
Storage Temperature 35 - 40 °C

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