Formic acid is a type of disinfectant used in a variety of industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and agricultural. It is a naturally occurring acid found in the bodies of ants and other insects, and is also produced synthetically. Formic acid is used as a preservative, disinfectant, and antiseptic, and is known for its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity. It is also used as a preservative in animal feed and as a fungicide in agriculture.
Formic acid is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to other disinfectants, and is often used in combination with other disinfectants to increase efficacy. It is also used in the production of leather, textiles, and paper.
Formic acid is available in a variety of forms, including liquid, powder, and granules. It is also available in a variety of concentrations, depending on the application.
Some companies in the formic acid market include BASF, Dow Chemical, AkzoNobel, and Solvay. Show Less Read more