Formalin 37% (Formaldehyde)

General cleaning & disinfectant product

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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:

  1. Fogging – spraying formaldehyde solution within the house
  2. Chemical reaction –  Formalin is mixed with Potassium Permanganate in a metal container.  Used for egg fumigation.