Paraformaldehyde

Paraformaldehyde (PFA) is the smallest poloxymethylene, the polymerization product of formaldehyde with a typical degree of polymerization of 8–100 units.


MAIN USES

  • Manufacturing of resins for plastics (e.g. moulding powders) and for the wood industry
  • Manufacturing of paints, vamishes, coatings, dyes and other specialty chemicals
  • As a bactericide and fungicide