Formic Anhydride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Formic Anhydride Properties

Formic Anhydride

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Formic anhydride is a liquid that can be produced by reacting formic acid with N,N?-dicyclohexylcarbodiimide.It can be detected in the gas phase reaction of ozone with ethylene.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless Gas
Boiling Point 24 °C
CAS Number 1558-67-4
ChEBI 36657
Density 1.18 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Formyl Oxymethanone
InChI 1S/C2H2O3/c3-1-5-2-4/h1-2H
Molar Mass 74.04 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H2O3
Refractive 1.349 n/D
Synonyms Methanoic Anhydride