Formic Acid

What is Formic Acid?

Formic acid is a carboxylic acid that can be sourced naturally from some insects or synthetically made. [1]

Formic Acid in Food

Diluted formic acid is on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration list of food additives. [1]

A major use of formic acid is as a preservative and antibacterial agent in livestock feed. [1]