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Formic Acid


Other Names:

Methanoic acid







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 64-18-6

Molecular Weight: 46.03 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Melting Point: 8.2-8.4 C

Boiling Point: 100-101 C

Density: 1.22 g/mL


Formic acid is the simplest carboxylic acid.




References:


1) Wikipedia: Formic acid (link)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Formic acid (link)

3) Reich, H. J.; Rigby, J. H.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Acidic and Basic Reagents