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


Chemical Formula Ca(HCO2)2
CAS Number 544-17-2
Molar Weight 130.112g/mol

Uses and Applications for Calcium Formate


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

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