Typical values Characteristics
White powder Appearance
  95 ± 1 wt% Formaldehyde content, min
 200 ppm Acidity, max
1.09 Specific gravity at 20 °C
4.5 – 5 pH at 25 °C
0.01 wt% Ash, max
70 wt% Average particle size, 60 Mesh size

Paraformaldehyde is the concentrated formaldehyde with easier transportation and longer storage stability in comparison to formalin solution. It is available as white powder with 95% formaldehyde content.


  • As a raw material in the manufacturing of urea formaldehyde resin, melamine formaldehyde resin, phenol formaldehyde resin and concrete super plasticizer.
  • As an antiseptic in hospitals, cattle breeding centers, contaminated public places, sugar industries and sanitary detergents.

Storage life

1 year at 25 ºC


25 kg laminated PP bags and 1000 kg jumbo bags