Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
1779
(2)Proper Shipping Name
FORMIC ACID with more than 85% acid, by mass
(3)Class or division
8
(4)Subsidiary risks
3
(5)Packing group
II
(6)Special provisions
-
(7a)Limited quantities
1 L
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
-
(10)IBC Instructions
(11)IBC Provisions
-
(13)Tank instructions
(14)Tank provisions
TP2
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
Category: A
SW2
Clear of living quarters.
(16b)Segregation
-
Properties and Observations

Colourless flammable liquid with a pungent odour. Pure FORMIC ACID: flashpoint 42°C c.c. Corrosive to most metals. Causes burns to skin, eyes and mucous membranes.

Package labels and marks
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