CAS No.: 50-00-0
Formalin is a colourless liquid with a strong smell. It is used as a disinfectant as it kills bacteria, fungi viruses and mould. Protective clothing should always be worn when handling this product. Formalin treatment methods include:
- Fogging – spraying formaldehyde solution within the house
- Chemical reaction – Formalin is mixed with Potassium Permanganate in a metal container. Used for egg fumigation.