Potassium Formate solution is a clear, near colourless liquid which is manufactured from Potassium Hydroxide and Formic Acid to produce strengths of 50% to 75%.
The product is typically supplied in bulk tankers, 200 litre drums and 1000 litre IBC’s for use in latex manufacture, oil drilling, de-icing formulations and heat transfer fluids.
■ Product data and typical properties
Molecular weight: 84.12
Specific Gravity at 20°C: 1.53 (typical)
Crystallisation temperature: -10°C approx.
Appearance: clear to pale yellow liquid
Assay: % HCOOK 70.0 ± 2.0
pH (20°C, neat): 8.5 ± 1.0
The product is tested using our standard analytical methods.
Road tankers, according to transport regulations.
1000 litre Intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), 200 and 25 litre polyethylene drums.