Formaldehyde CAS[50-00-0]

= Oxomethane, Oxymethylene, Methanal, Methylene oxide

Chemical formula

CH2O

Purpose for use

Insecticide, fungicide, bactericide.

Test organisms

Protozoa: Euglena gracilis (ref. ID; 3312)
Oligochaeta: Eisenia foetida (ref. ID; 7012)

[37% solution (Formalin)]

Test organisms

Protozoa: Diophrys oligothrix (ref. ID; 4526)
Protozoa: Pleuronema coronatum (ref. ID; 4521)

[Poly(oxymethylene)]

Trade name

Paraformaldehyde: Paraldehyde, Paraform, Triformol

Chemical formula

(CH2O)n

Purpose for use

Fungicide.

Toxicity

LD50 (oral): rat 3.5 mg/kg.