sodium formate

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sodium formate

[′sōd·ē·əm ′fȯr‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
HCOONa A mildly hygroscopic, white powder, soluble in water; has a formic acid aroma; melts at 245°C; used in medicine and as a chemical intermediate and reducing agent.
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e n-hexane, methanol, sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide, anhydrous magnesium sulphate, sodium methanoate and potassium methanoate were procured from Sigma-Aldrich (St.