Sodium formate, also known as sodium formate dihydrate (because the crystal contains two crystal water). As the simplest organic carboxylate, sodium formate is a white crystal powder with the chemical formula of HCOONa·2H2O, which has a slight formic acid smell. And it is slightly deliquescent and hygroscopic. Soluble in water and glycerin, slightly soluble in ethanol. Its aqueous solution is alkaline. Sodium formate decomposes into hydrogen gas and sodium oxalate when heated, followed by sodium carbonate.
Sodium formate is harmless to the human body, but has certain irritating effects on the eyes, respiratory system and skin. It can be used as camouflage acid in leather industry, chrome tanning method, catalyst and stable synthetic agent, reducing agent in printing and dyeing industry, and used in the production of hydrosulfite, oxalic acid and formic acid.
|Appearance||White crystalline powder|
|Sodium Formate % ≥||98||95|
|Sodium Chloride (NaCl)% ≤||0.2||0.2|
|Organic matter % ≤||1||4|
|Iron (Fe)% ≤||0.005||0.005|
|Moisture % ≤||1||2|
|Package||In 25kg bags inner with PE bags or 1000kg Jumbo bags|
Applications of Sodium Formate
Sodium formate is a versatile chemical with a wide variety of uses. It has important applications in textile, leather, chemical industry, medicine and daily life. With the continuous development of science and technology, the use of sodium formate will continue to expand and deepen.
Using coke as raw material, the carbon monoxide gas required for the process is obtained through the processes of gas generation and dust removal, water washing, decarbonization, and dust removal, and then heated, pressurized and reacted with sodium hydroxide to form sodium formate solution, and then processed Evaporate, separate and dry to generate solid sodium formate powder.