Formaldehyde

CAS Registry Number®

50-00-0
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CAS Name

Formaldehyde

Molecular Formula

CH2O

Molecular Mass

30.03

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    -19.5 °C
  • Melting Point (1)

    -92 °C
  • Density (2)

    0.8 g/cm³

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)
  • (2) International Chemical Safety Cards data were obtained from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/CH2O/c1-2/h1H2

InChIKey

InChIKey=WSFSSNUMVMOOMR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C=O

Canonical SMILES

O=C

Other Names for this Substance

  • Formaldehyde
  • BFV
  • Fannoform
  • Formalin
  • Formalith

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

8005-38-7, 8006-07-3, 8013-13-6, 112068-71-0, 1053659-79-2, 1156543-56-4, 1158237-02-5, 1196157-74-0, 1227476-28-9, 1357848-44-2, 1416946-65-0, 1609158-91-9, 2100305-91-5

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