Formic Acid

Formic acid is a colourless liquid with a strong, pungent odour. A well-known preservative and anti-bacterial element of livestock feed, the majority of formic acid used worldwide is within the agriculture sector.

CAS number

  • 64-18-6

Typical Uses

  • A major use of formic acid is as a preservative and antibacterial agent in livestock feed. 
  • Used when producing leather, including tanning, and in dyeing and textiles.


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Other names

Methanoic Acid


  • Colourless liquid with a pungent odour

Packaging Types

  • Poly, Drum, IBC, Bulk

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