Formic acid


Formic acid is a colorless liquid with a strong, pungent odor. It is used in the dyeing and finishing of textiles and papers, in the treatment of leather, and in the production of many other chemical substances. Rely on odor alone to determine potentially hazardous exposure.

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APPLICATIONS: An important use of formic acid is as a preservative and antibacterial agent in livestock feed. It is also significantly used in leather production, including textile dyeing and finishing. Also in the pharmaceutical industry.