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Formic acid

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Formic acid

Molecular formula: CH2O2 CAS# 64-18-6
Categories: Acid , Carboxylic acid
Names
English:
Aminic acid
E236
EINECS:200-579-1
Formic acid [Wiki]
Formylic acid
Hydrogen carboxylic acid
Hydroxy(oxo)methane
Hydroxymethanone
Metacarbonoic acid
Methanoic Acid
Oxocarbinic acid
Oxomethanol
Русский:
Метановая кислота(IUPAC)
Муравьиная кислота [Wiki]
German:
Ameisensäure(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Formalinsäure
Formylsäure
Hydrocarbonsäure
Methansäure
Español:
Ácido fórmico [Wiki]
ácido metanoico(IUPAC)
日本語:
ギ酸 [Wiki]
メタン酸(IUPAC)
中文:
甲酸 [Wiki]
蚁酸
العربية:
حمض الفورميك(IUPAC) [Wiki]
حمض الميثانويك
حمض النمل
Ελληνικά:
Μεθανικό οξύ(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Μυρμηκικό οξύ
Φορμικό οξύ
French:
Acide méthanoïque(IUPAC) [Wiki]
acide formique
acide hydroxycarboxylique
हिन्दी:
फॉर्मिक अम्ल [Wiki]
Italiano:
Acido formico [Wiki]
acido metanoico(IUPAC)
Latina:
Acidum formicum [Wiki]
Português:
Aminic acid
Formylic acid
Hydrogen carboxylic acid
Ácido fórmico
Ácido metanoico(IUPAC) [Wiki]

Variants of the formula:

HCOOH
H/C`|O|\OH
H/`|O|\OH
OH`/||O
Elemental composition
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Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which Formic acid is involved

  • {R}/`|O|\OH + HO/\CH3 -> {R}/`|O|\O/\CH3 + H2O , where R = H H3C H3C\ H3C/\
  • {R}/`|O|\H + 2[Ag(NH3)2]OH -> 2Ag"|v" + {R}/`|O|\OH + 4NH3 + H2O , where R = H H3C H3C\ HO\/<`|wOH>\<|dOH>/<`|dOH>\<|dOH>
  • {R}/`|O|\OH + Cl\S|O`|/Cl -> {R}/`|O|\Cl + SO2 + HCl , where R = H H3C H3C\
  • HCOOH --> H2O + CO"|^"
  • HCOOH + ClSO3H -> H2SO4 + HCl + CO"|^"