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Formula CH2O2
Molecular Weight 46.03
CAS No. 64-18-6
EC No. 200-001-8


Formic acid often denoted as HCOOH is a colorless, pungent liquid with the chemical formula CH2O2. The “FG” in “Formic Acid, FG” typically stands for “Food Grade.” This indicates that the formic acid is produced and processed to meet the standards and requirements for use in the food industry. 


Formic Acid, FG (Food Grade), finds versatile applications in the food industry. As a food-grade acidity regulator and preservative, it ensures the quality and safety of various food products. Its antimicrobial properties contribute to the preservation of animal feed, enhancing its shelf life. It is utilized in the production of certain food additives and flavoring agents. Additionally, it serves as a pH adjuster in food processing, providing a controlled environment for optimal product quality.


uniVOOK Chemical Formic Acid, FG is a premium-quality food-grade solution crafted to meet the stringent standards of the food industry. This colorless and pungent liquid serves as a versatile additive with multifaceted application.

Features: Formic Acid, FG

  1. Food-Grade Quality: Formulated to meet strict food-grade standards, ensuring safety and compliance with regulatory requirements in food processing.
  2. Acidity Regulation: Acts as a highly effective acidity regulator, allowing precise control of pH levels in various food applications to maintain optimal conditions for production.
  3. Preservative Properties: Enhances the shelf life of food products, particularly in the preservation of animal feed, contributing to prolonged freshness and quality.
  4. Purity Assurance: uniVOOK Chemical Formic, FG, is crafted with a focus on purity, ensuring the absence of impurities that could compromise the quality of the final food product.
  5. Colorless and Pungent: The liquid is colorless and has a characteristic pungent odor, allowing for easy incorporation into various food processes without altering the sensory attributes of the final product.

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