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Formamide is a formic acid amide that is used widely, for example as an intermediate in the agrochemical, pharmaceutical and paper finishing industries.

Formamide (HCONH2), a formic acid amide, is appreciated for its versatile properties as an intermediate for the production of 1,2,4-triazoles in the agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries and for the production of vitamins and pyrimidines. It also serves as an intermediate in paper finishing and as a solvent.

Formamide is a colorless, slightly viscous, hygroscopic liquid that is characterized by its high dielectric constant.

CAS No.: 75-12-7
Product CAS No. M [g/mol] Assay [%] b.p [C] m.p. [C]
Formamide 75-12-7 45.04 min. 99.5 210 2,2