2 Under which category can the solution be classified? Under which industry can the solution be classified? Category? Industry?
3 What group is it and where are you going to use it? Where are you going to use it and what group is it? Group and application? Application and group?
Chemical group Application
Application Chemical group
Formic acid > for animal nutrition
The effect of BTC’s formic acid Amasil®, in particular on bacteria, derives from its action in lowering the pH and from a bactericidal effect of the formate anion. Formate has a protein denaturing action. Lactic acid bacteria and moulds are relatively resistant to formic acid.
Amasil® 85 is highly effective in the applications, but as a corrosive liquid it requires special safety measures for transport, storage, handling and use. Amasil® NA is a partly buffered formic acid. Therefore, the product is only irritant, easier to handle, and has a reduced odour compared to pure formic acid.
Amasil® products are used as feed additives
for preservation and in vivo acidification,
for acidification of milk and dairy products, and
as silage additives.
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