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Physical & Chemical properties

Additional physico-chemical information

Administrative data

Type of information:
other: Handbook data
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Formaldehyde
Author:
GESTIS - Substance database
Year:
2015
Bibliographic source:
Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IFA)

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Data taken from handbook. Guideline unknown.

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Formaldehyde
EC Number:
200-001-8
EC Name:
Formaldehyde
Cas Number:
50-00-0
Molecular formula:
C H2 O
IUPAC Name:
formaldehyde
Test material form:
gas
Specific details on test material used for the study:
Name of test material (as cited in study report): formaldehyde

Results and discussion

Results:
Hazardous chemical reactions:

Risk of explosion in contact with: nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide, nitromethane, performic acid, peracetic acid, phenol, nitrogen dioxide (180 deg. C)

The substance polymerize in contact with: alkalies, nitrides, polymerization initiators.

The substance can react dangerously with:, strong oxidizing agents, potassium permanganate, magnesium carbonate, sodium hydroxide, perchloric acid + aniline, hydrochloric acid

Applicant's summary and conclusion