Miscible with ether, acetone, ethyl acetate, glycerol, methanol, ethanol Partially soluble in benzene, toluene, xylenes
1.22 g/cm Kilogram per litre (kg/L)
Formic acid is in use as a preservative and antibacterial agent, it is also useful in the manufacturing of leather and rubber. It is useful as a miticide by beekeepers.
Formic acid was first isolated from certain ants and was named after the Latin formica, meaning ant. It is made by the action of sulfuric acid upon sodium formate, which is produced from carbon monoxide and sodium hydroxide.
Cash Advance (CA), Cash in Advance (CID), Telegraphic Transfer (T/T)
Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Middle East, Africa