Formaldehyde (CH2O)

As formaldehyde suppliers we have all the facts you need about this chemical. If you’re thinking of buying formaldehyde online, shop for it here at ReAgent Chemicals.

About Formaldehyde

At room temperature, formaldehyde is a gas. However it can be contained as liquid in a solution in concentrations up to 30-40%. Formaldehyde is stabilised with around 4% methanol. Formaldehyde is a potentially hazardous chemical, and is classified as an S1 Poison. It should only be handles in well ventilated areas, ideally with some form of fume extraction. This is especially true when being handles on an industrial scale.  For individuals who are exposed to Formaldehyde on a regular basis, exposure levels should be monitored accordingly.  Always consult the formaldehyde MSDS and wear all relevant Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Formaldehyde Uses

Uses for formaldehyde include preserving human tissue, such as preserving samples or embalming and for manufacturing glues and polymers. It can be used topically in medicine to dry the skin, such as in the treatment of warts. It is also used as a disinfectant as it kills most bacteria and fungi. Formaldehyde is widely used in laboratories for general analysis and testing.

Where To Buy Formaldehyde

You can buy formaldehyde online at ReAgent Chemicals. ReAgent can supply aqueous Formaldehyde (CH2O) solutions in strengths and pack sizes specified by the customer.  Our most common units of sale are 2.5L and 25L of 37-40%, for which we regularly maintain stock levels. Please contact us on 0800 990 3258 to speak to a product specialist and discuss your specific requirement in further detail.   We are accredited to ISO 9001:2000 for the manufacture and supply of Formaldehyde (CH2O) and have been established within our industry for over 30 years.

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