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Ammonium Formate

We offer premium quality products manufactured using the finest raw material available and purest chemical. Pure ammonium formate decomposes into formamide and water when heated which is its primary use in industry. Since ammonium formate is also produced from formic acid, it serves as a way of storing formic acid.

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It is the ammonium salt of formic acid with chemical formula NH4HCO2. It is a colorless, hygroscopic and crystalline solid. When heated, ammonium formate loses the elements of water, forming formamide. Upon further decomposition this decomposes to HCN and H2O.


Various Applications of Ammonium Formate:

  • It is used in palladium on carbon (Pd/C) reduction
  • It is used for reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones (Leuckart reaction)
  • It is used as a buffer in high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)


Specifications of Ammonium Formate:




White crystalline hygroscopic compound


10% aq. Solution clear colorless




(5%aq. solution) 6.5-7.5

Insoluble matter

Max. 0.001%


Additional Information:
  • Minimum Order Quantity: 500 Kilogram
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Maharashtra, India
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