Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade


Formic Acid, also known as Methanoic Acid is a primary organic acid of the Carboxylic Acid family. The high acidity level and reducing nature of this compound, makes it different from other carboxylic acids. The name "Formic" is derived from the Latin word for ant, Formica, and refers to its early separation by ant body’s distillation. Lab Alley's Formic Acid, ACS Grade, 88% fully complies with the standards set by the American Chemical Society (ACS) due to its excellent purity. Lab Alley is selling its premium quality Formic Acid, ACS Grade, 88% in the United States of America (USA) and it is highly recommended for analytical and industrial applications.


Formic Acid, ACS Grade, 88% Features:

Assay Min 88.0%
Dilution Test To Pass Test
Color (APHA) 15
Residue after Evaporation 0.002%
Acetic Acid 0.4%
Ammonium 0.005%
Chloride 0.001%
Sulfate 0.002%
Sulfite To Pass Test
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5 ppm
Iron 5 ppm
Common Uses
  • Reagent
  • Reducing agent
Commercial/Industrial Applications
  • Dyeing and tanning industries
  • Antibacterial agent
  • Livestock feed
Safety and Handling

Formic Acid 88% ACS Shipping Information:
DOT: Formic acid, 8, UN1779, PG II, Hazmat Fee Required

Please contact us to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Formic Acid 88% ACS.

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Product Ordering Options, Prices, Bulk Sizes & Shipping

You can buy Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade for $55 online, locally or call 512-668-9918 to order bulk sizes. Your packages will be shipped in 1-2 business days via UPS or LTL. Lab Alley Brand Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade is for sale in bulk sizes and is in stock. Handy individual consumer size containers for DIY projects are leak resistant. This high quality compound is made in America. It is a high purity chemical substance that is ideally suited for scientific, development, analytical, clinical, medical, research and testing applications. Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade is delivered quickly to laboratories, factories and businesses in safe chemical resistant containers. 

Manufacturing size drums, IBC totes, pallet loads and bulk industrial production scale quantities are shipped from Lab Alley's U.S.-based distribution centers by LTL freight carriers. Request a discounted wholesale price quote, here. Read customer and product reviews, here. Read return and refund policies, here. Lab Alley, founded in 2013, is a reliable Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade supplier and distributor headquartered near Austin, Texas. Lab Alley was a 2021 Inc. 5000 honoree. Email if you have questions about buying Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade. 

Download the Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade MSDS/SDS to get safety tips and health hazard information. Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade should be carefully handled, stored in a cool dry place and chemical waste should be disposed of properly and safely.

Formic Acid 88% Solution, ACS Grade Retail Prices, Package Sizes And Bulk Quantity Ordering Options: 500mL $55, 6 x 500mL Case $271, 1 Liter $66, 4 x 1 Liter Case $217, 1 Gallon $116, 4 x 1 Gallon Case $380, 4 Liters $132, 4 x 4 Liters Case $434, 5 Gallons $747, 15 Gallons $1247, 55 Gallons $2640.

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Tyler W.
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Good for rear seal wash

The recipe for my UHPLC’s rear seal wish system requires 0.2% formic acid. This product is highly cost effective for that purpose and saves my more expensive LCMS grade formic acid for actual chromatography use.

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