Formamide is used in the synthesis of medicine, animal glue and other organic compound. It is also used as a solvent which ionizes water-insoluble compounds. It is used as a softening agent for paper and fiber. It is widely used in the fields of the spice, dye, plastic as well as textile industries.
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Hazard Statements: H360
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.