Formaldehyde (CH2O) - Properties, Uses and FAQs

Formaldehyde (CH2O) -  Properties, Uses and FAQs

Introduction:- Let us clear up the concept of aldehydes before learning about the formaldehyde formula. Aldehydes are a class of organic compounds consisting of a carbon doubly bonded to oxygen i.e. carbonyl group at the centre. The carbonyl carbon is attached to hydrogen and an alkyl/aryl/hydrogen atom on either side. The aldehydes can be classified by the presence of the carbonyl group acting as the functional group itself. It is also typically known as the formal group. Click here to get more information about Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids. Aldehydes are generally prepared by...

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