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PARAFORMALDEHYDE

CAS Number:

30525-89-4

Other Trading Names:

  • PFA
  • Formaldehyde Resin

Types of Packaging

  • 25kg bags packaging
  • 500kg bags packaging
  • 1000kg bags packaging

Paraformaldehyde, also known as Formaldehyde Resin, is an industrial chemical. It is used in industries such as manufacturing, agriculture, and medicine. It is obtained as a by-product of Formaldehyde polymerization. When the chemical is depolymerized, it gives back formaldehyde. The chemical formula of Paraformaldehyde is C2H6O2.

Chemical Appearance

Paraformaldehyde is a white crystalline solid chemical. It possesses an odor similar to that of formaldehyde. The chemical is slightly soluble in water. The boiling point is 120°C.

Chemical Applications and Strengths

Paraformaldehyde is mainly used as a raw material for producing certain products. It is also used in agriculture and medicine. Some of its applications are highlighted below:

  • You can use it to produce herbicides, pesticides, and fumigants for use on farms.
  • It can also function in the stead of formaldehyde in the manufacturing of binding materials. As such, you can produce adhesives, glues, and other bonding material from the chemical.
  • It serves the function of a disinfectant in healthcare. It is used to sanitize and disinfect clothes, beds, and wards in a hospital.
  • In medicine, it is also used for the cross-linking of protein and DNA. This aids the identification of protein and its binding DNA.
Item Value
Ash (%) 0.70
Acidity(%) 0.018
PH value (10°, 25°C) 5.5-5.6
Lead 0.00001
Fe (%) 0.001
Melting point 120°C
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