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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 insulated 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 @ 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