Formalin (Formaldehyde) 35kg

Formalin (Formaldehyde) 35kg

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas with a pungent odor, which is used as a disinfectant, preservative, and in the production of various materials and chemicals.

Formalin is a solution of formaldehyde gas in water, typically containing 37% formaldehyde by volume. It is commonly used as a tissue preservative in biological specimens for medical and research purposes. Formalin is also used in various industrial applications such as manufacturing plastics, resins, and textiles.



Formaldehyde and formalin have various uses in different industries and applications. Here are some common uses of formalin and formaldehyde:

  1. Preservative: Formalin is commonly used as a tissue preservative in biological specimens, such as for medical and research purposes.
  2. Manufacturing: Formaldehyde is used in the manufacturing of various products such as plastics, synthetic resins, coatings, textiles, and adhesives.
  3. Disinfectant: Formaldehyde is used as a disinfectant and germicide in healthcare facilities, laboratories, and other settings.
  4. Embalming: Formalin is used in the embalming process to preserve deceased bodies for funeral services.
  5. Agriculture: Formaldehyde is used as a fumigant to protect crops from pests and as a preservative in animal feed.
  6. Cleaning: Formaldehyde is used as an ingredient in some cleaning products, such as disinfectants and deodorizers.
  7. Medical applications: Formaldehyde is used in the production of some medications and vaccines.
  8. Personal care: Formaldehyde is used in some personal care products, such as hair straightening treatments and nail polishes.

It’s important to note that formaldehyde and formalin have potential health hazards and should be handled and used with caution in accordance with safety regulations.

Safety Guidelines

Formaldehyde and formalin are potentially hazardous substances, and it is important to take proper safety precautions when handling them to prevent exposure and potential health risks. Here are some safety precautions to follow when handling formaldehyde and formalin:
  1. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, safety goggles, and a lab coat to protect the skin and eyes from direct contact.
  2. Use formaldehyde and formalin in a well-ventilated area or with a fume hood to prevent inhalation of the vapors.
  3. Use only approved containers for formaldehyde and formalin storage, and label them appropriately.
  4. Avoid skin contact with formaldehyde and formalin. In case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with water.
  5. Avoid using formaldehyde and formalin near sources of heat or flames, as they are flammable.
  6. Handle formaldehyde and formalin with care to prevent spills and leaks, and clean up any spills immediately with an appropriate absorbent material.
  7. Dispose of formaldehyde and formalin waste in accordance with local regulations.
  8. Follow all safety guidelines and instructions provided by the manufacturer or the safety data sheet (SDS) for the specific product.
It is important to receive proper training and education on handling formaldehyde and formalin safely, and to regularly review and update safety procedures to ensure continued safety.

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