buffered formic acid recipes

From:Gayle Callis

Two poplular formulations to pick from:


8N formic acid (1N formic acid is equivalent to 8M)  500 mls
1N sodium formate (6.8%)        500 ml

Evans and Krajian 

Sodium citrate 10 gm
90% (stock, concentrated) formic acid 25 ml
Distilled water 75 ml

These formulations are available from various vendors also.  Saves time
having to make up, more importantly - not having to store concentrated
formic acid

Gayle Callis
Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology - Marsh Lab
Montana State University - Bozeman
19th and Lincoln St
Bozeman MT 59717-3610

406 994-6367
406 994-4303 (FAX)

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