What is Paraformaldehyde 96%?

Paraformaldehyde 96%, is an industrial chemical made with polymerization of formaldehyde. It is also known as Formaldehyde resin. Its applications span agriculture, health care, and manufacturing industries.

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Paraformaldehyde 96%


What is Paraformaldehyde 96% used for?

Paraformaldehyde 96% is mainly used as a raw material for manufacturing certain goods. But it also has several other uses in different industries.

  • In agriculture, it is used in the production of fumigants, herbicides, and pesticides.
  • It can substitute for formaldehyde in the binding materials manufacturing process.
  • It is used for producing adhesives.
  • In the health care industry, the chemical is used as an effective disinfectant. It sanitizes hospital wards, beds, clothes, etc.
  • It crosslinks DNA and protein for the identification of binding DNA.
  • Utilized as glyphosate for regulating plant growth.


What is the Chemical Formula of Paraformaldehyde 96%?



Is Paraformaldehyde 96% harmful to life?

Paraformaldehyde 96% is often used as a disinfectant. It is most certainly harmful to life, especially when it comes to chronic exposure.


Where is Paraformaldehyde 96% found?  What does Paraformaldehyde 96%look like?

Paraformaldehyde 96% is synthetically produced from polymerizing formaldehyde. It is a pure white powder with a crystalline structure.

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What are the Hazardous Effects of Paraformaldehyde 96%?

  • It is slightly toxic to skin upon direct contact. It causes itching and rashes that eventually lead to skin allergies with chronic exposure.
  • Inhaling paraformaldehyde vapors are irritating for the throat and nose. Chronic exposure can lead to serious conditions like pulmonary edema, asthma, and tightness of the chest.
  • It can cause severe eye irritation upon contact.
  • Its liquid state is flammable.
  • A possible cause of cancer (Unconcluded)


What are precautionary measures necessary to be taken to handle Paraformaldehyde 96%?

  • Ventilation system is important for a site that handles paraformaldehyde 96%.
  • Using respirators is important if there is no ventilation system.
  • It should be kept away from oxidizing agents as they are violent reactors.
  • It should be kept dry and cold. It has flammable vapors.
  • Handlers must wear protective gloves and goggles.


What will happen if Paraformaldehyde 96% is heated?

Paraformaldehyde 96% is flammable in liquid and vapor form.


Is Paraformaldehyde 96% a soluble compound?

Paraformaldehyde 96% is soluble in hot water (slightly in cold water) and alcohols.


Where can I buy Paraformaldehyde 96%?

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How much does Paraformaldehyde 96% cost?

At Camachem, you can buy paraformaldehyde for 1000 USD/ton.


What is the pH of Paraformaldehyde 96%?

The pH is between 4 to 5.5


Is Paraformaldehyde 96% an Electrolyte compound? 

It is not.


Can Paraformaldehyde 96% go down the drain?

It is not advisable to throw Paraformaldehyde 96% down to the drain.


Is Paraformaldehyde 96% Acidic or Basic?

It is an acidic solution.


What is the difference between Paraformaldehyde 96% and Formaldehyde?

Paraformaldehyde is obtained through the polymerization of formaldehyde. By itself, unlike formaldehyde, it is not a fixing agent. It gets broken down to the pre-polymerization state.