What is Calcium Formate

Calcium formate is primarily used in the construction industry to dry mixed building materials in order to increase their early strength. It is also used as an additive designed to significantly improve the qualities and properties of tile adhesives and in the leather tanning industry.

  • Synonyms: Calcoform, Formic acid calcium salt
  • INCI: Calcium Formate
  • Chemical Formula: Ca(HCO2)2
  • CAS Number: 544-17-2

Product Specifications

Characteristics
Chemical Formula Ca(HCO2)2
CAS Number 544-17-2
Molar Weight 130.112g/mol
Forms White powder
Grades Feed Technical
Variations Crystals Powder

Uses and Applications for Calcium Formate

Key Applications

  • Adhesives and sealant chemicals
  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Construction
  • Floor coverings
  • Tanning

Industries

  • Water Treatment
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Rubber
  • Lubricants
  • Cosmetics
  • Coatings & Construction

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