Formic acidFEE PER SAMPLE: $75.00COMPATIBLE ANALYTES: METHOD:mod. NIOSH 2011; IC The PTFE pre-filter can be analyzed for particulate formates for an additional $75.ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUE:ICCOLLECTION MEDIUM:Washed Silica GelORDER NUMBER:ORBO 53VOL. / TIME / AREA / MASS:1-24 LSAMPLING RATE:0.05-0.2 LPMLOQ:3 ug
Formic acid Sampling & Analysis
Formic Acid comes in the form of a colorless liquid with a pungent odor. It is corrosive to metals and tissue. It is an important intermediate in chemical synthesis and occurs naturally, most famously in the venom of bee and ant stings. Formic Acid is used as a preservative and antibacterial agent in livestock feed.
Formic Acid enters the body through inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact. It causes irritation eyes, skin, throat, as well as skin burns, dermatitis, lacrimation (discharge of tears), rhinorrhea (discharge of thin nasal mucus), coughing, dyspnea (difficulty breathing), and nausea.