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Alfa Aesar™ Ammonium formate, 97%, water <3%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A106990B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA106990B


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Ammonium formate is widely used in various organic reactions like Leuckart reaction which involves the reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones. It serves as a buffer in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC/MS). It finds application in palladium on carbon (Pd/C) reduction of functional groups. For example, reduction of alkenes to alkanes and formaldehyde to methanol. It is also used to prepare formic acid insitu as well as used to store formic acid by making it as an ammonium salt.

Solubility
Soluble in water, liquid ammonia and alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

540-69-2
HCO2NH4
MFCD00013103
14,523
Ammonium formate, Water <3%
CH5NO2
63.06
3625095
Formic acid ammonium salt

Specifications

540-69-2
HCO2NH4
≈116°C
1000g
Ammonia-like
Formic acid ammonium salt
97%
CH5NO2
63.06
MFCD00013103
3625095
14,523
Ammonium formate, Water <3%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : BQ6650000

TSCA : TSCA

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