FORMALDEHYDE                                                 

REF.NO: 60-10-035-00

A

FORMULA :HCHO

F. Wt : 30.03

B

                                        SPECIFICATIONS

1

Appearance

Clear and colour less solution

2

Assay (Formaldehyde and polymers)

37 – 41 % by weight

3

Ash

Max : 0.004%

4

Acidity ( as Formic acid)

Max : 0.03%

5

Evaporation residue

Max : 0.01%

6

Iron

Max : 0.75ppm

7

UV absorbance (undiluted)

Comparable with control range 200- 390nm

8

Ethanol and Acetone

Absent to test

9

Sulphates w/v

Max : 0.002%

10

Chlorides w/v

Max : 0.001%

11

Heavy metals as Pb

Max : 0.001%

12

Practical test

Passes the test

C

Quantity of sample required for test

500ml

D

Mode of packing

Air tight brown glass bottles with a PE insert and PE screw cap. The bottle shall be completely covered with PE cover and sealed at the top