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Methanol
Acetic Acid(Glacial)
Toluene Di - isocyanate
Aniline
Concentrated Nitric Acid
Weak Nitric Acid
Formic Acid
Ammonium Nitrate
Ethyl Acetate
Methyl Formate
Calcium Carbonate
Nitrobenzene
Catsol
Other Products
 
 
 
Technology : The Technology for Formic Acid Plant has been supplied by Kemira OY, Finland. GNFC produces high quality Formic Acid through Methyl Formate Route.
Capacity : GNFC produces approximately 20,000 MTPA of Formic Acid 85% and is the largest manufacturer of Formic Acid 85% in the country.
 
Specifications
Total Acidity as HCOOH 85 % by mass min.
Water Rest
Total Insoluble Matter To pass the test
Heavy Metals as Pb 20 ppm max.
Chlorides as Cl 0.005% max. by mass
Non Volatile Matter 0.08% max. by mass
Sulphate as SO4 0.005% max. by weight
Iron as Fe 50 ppm max.
Boiling Point 107°C
Melting Point (-) 15°C
Specific Gravity 1.192 at 25°C
CAS No. 64-18-6
UN No. 1776
 
Uses
• Used as a coagulant for obtaining rubber from latex.
• As an auxiliary for delining and pickling of fur, fixing of dyes-in leather industry and in processing in textile industry.
• As an intermediate in manufacturing of basic drugs, plant protection agents, pesticides, vulcanisation accelerators,   antioxidants and cleaning agents.
• Used in preservation of silage and grams.
• Used in electroplating and as a solvent as well.
 
Packaging and Supply
Domestic
Formic Acid is available in 35 kg (net) HDPE carboys and in Stainless Steel tankers.
Export
Available in 35 kg HDPE carboys and 250 kg HDPE drums.
In bulk it is also available in 20-23 MTs ISO tanks
All the packings are UN/IMDG approved.
 
Mr. Piyush K. Mankad
Additional General Manager,
Telefax : +91 - 2642 - 663360
Fax : +91 - 2642 - 228063
E-mail : pkmankad@gnfc.in
  industrialproducts@gnfc.in
 
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