Calcium formate is the calcium salt of formic acid. Calcium formate is formed as a co-product during trimethylolpropane production, it can also be made from calcium hydroxide and carbon monoxide at high pressure and temperature or from calcium chloride and formic acid.
|Molar Weight||130.113 g/mol|
|Melting Point||decomposes at 300°C|
|Forms||Grey, Powder, White|
Synonyms: calcium diformate, Calcium methanoate, E238
Chemical Formula: Ca(HCO2)2
CAS Number: 544-17-2