Sinochem Holdings has the plant with largest production capacity of sodium formate in the world based on synthesis method, which can produce 100,000 tons of the products per year with stable quality and high purity. The raw materials, such as carbon monoxide and caustic soda, are mainly produced in the Park, so there is no transportation cost. Based on intensive supply of water, electric power and gas in the Park, Sinochem Holdings manufactures the products with low cost and relatively great market competitiveness. In addition, Sinochem Holdings has led the formulation of industry standards of sodium formate. The products have passed the EU certification and are sold to Europe and East Asia.
It is not a kind of dangerous goods. It is white granular or crystalline powder at room temperature, slightly deliquescent, soluble in water and glycerin, slightly soluble in ethanol and octanol, and insoluble in ether.
It is mainly used in manufacture of formic acid, oxalic acid, sodium hydrosulfite, etc.