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On February 1, 2022, Hexion Holdings Corporation announced that it has completed the sale of its Coatings and Composite businesses, which includes the epoxy specialty resins and base epoxy resins and intermediates product lines, to Westlake Chemical Corporation. For epoxy coatings and composite product inquiries, please contact customer service at or

Methaform 55A

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 8.83 - 8.88 lb/gal
Flash Point, Setaflash 45 Closed Cup °C
Iron 0.5 Maximum ppm
Odor Pungent
Specific gravity @ 25/25ºC 1.061 - 1.067
Storage Life @ 25°C 180 Maximum Days
Storage Temperature 10 - 38 °C


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