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a highly reactive aldehyde gas formed by oxidation or incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. in solution, it has a wide range of uses: in the manufacture of resins and textiles, as a disinfectant, and as a laboratory fixative or preservative. formaldehyde solution (formalin) is considered a hazardous compound, and its vapor toxic. (from reynolds, martindale the extra pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p717)
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        •pure formaldehyde is not avail commercially because of its tendency to polymerize. it is sold as aqueous solutions containing from 37% to 50% formaldehyde by wt & varying amounts of methanol. •marketed under the trade name formcel, soln in methanol, n-butanol, and isobutanol. ... •aq formaldehyde, known as formalin, is usually 37% by weight of formaldehyde, though more concn soln are available. formalin is the general-purpose formaldehyde of commerce supplied unstabilized or methanol-stabilized. formaldehyde may also exist in the form of the cyclic trimer trioxane. this is a fairly stable cmpd that does not easily release formaldehyde. ... •grade: aqueous solutions: 37%, 44%, 50% inhibited (with varying percentages of methanol) or stabilized or unstabilized (methanol-free), also available in solution in n-butanol, ethanol, or urea; usp (37% aqueous solution containing methanol). •soluble concentrate; hot fogging concentrate •formaldehyde is available in the united states as as paraformaldehyde. paraformaldehyde is available as a powdered or flaked product that contains the equivalent of 90-93% formaldehyde, a maximum of 9% water, and a maximum of 0.03% acidity as formic acid. it is readily soluble in hot water with the evolution of formaldehyde vapors ... •formalin consists of an aqueous solution of formaldehyde, usually containing about 37% formaldehyde and 12-15% methanol. formalin
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CAS Number : 50-00-0
ESIS EC# (EINECS) :200-001-8
Beilstein Number :1209228
MDL :MFCD00003274
XlogP3-AA :1.20 (est)
Molecular Weight :30.02614000
Formula :C H2 O
BioActivity Summary :listing
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :food-contact surface of paper and paperboard
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FDA Regulation :FDA PART 173 -- SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart D--Specific Usage Additives
Sec. 173.340 Defoaming agents.


FDA PART 175 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADHESIVES AND COMPONENTS OF COATINGS
Subpart B--Substances for Use Only as Components of Adhesives
Sec. 175.105 Adhesives.


FDA PART 175 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADHESIVES AND COMPONENTS OF COATINGS
Subpart C--Substances for Use as Components of Coatings
Sec. 175.210 Acrylate ester copolymer coating.


FDA PART 175 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADHESIVES AND COMPONENTS OF COATINGS
Subpart C--Substances for Use as Components of Coatings
Sec. 175.300 Resinous and polymeric coatings.


FDA PART 176 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: PAPER AND PAPERBOARD COMPONENTS
Subpart B--Substances for Use Only as Components of Paper and Paperboard
Sec. 176.170 Components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty foods.


FDA PART 176 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: PAPER AND PAPERBOARD COMPONENTS
Subpart B--Substances for Use Only as Components of Paper and Paperboard
Sec. 176.180 Components of paper and paperboard in contact with dry food.


FDA PART 176 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: PAPER AND PAPERBOARD COMPONENTS
Subpart B--Substances for Use Only as Components of Paper and Paperboard
Sec. 176.200 Defoaming agents used in coatings.


FDA PART 177 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: POLYMERS
Subpart B--Substances for Use as Basic Components of Single and Repeated Use Food Contact
Sec. 177.1200 Cellophane.


FDA PART 177 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: POLYMERS
Subpart C--Substances for Use Only as Components of Articles Intended for Repeated Use
Sec. 177.2410 Phenolic resins in molded articles.


FDA PART 178 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADJUVANTS, PRODUCTION AIDS, AND SANITIZERS
Subpart D--Certain Adjuvants and Production Aids
Sec. 178.3120 Animal glue.


FDA PART 573 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FEED AND DRINKING WATER OF ANIMALS
Subpart B--Food Additive Listing
Sec. 573.460 Formaldehyde.
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Synonyms :
 formalin
 formic aldehyde
 formol
 methaldehyde
 methanal
 methyl aldehyde
 paraform
Soluble in :
 water, 400000 mg/L @ 20 °C (exp)
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