difunctional low mole weight aldehyde,
is a highly reactive intermediate used for the preparation
dyes, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, corrosion
inhibitors and photographic chemicals. It is used as a dispersant water soluble polymers,
starches, cellulosic materials,
proteins (casein, gelatin and animal glue), and polyhydroxyl
groups. It is used in soil and cement stabilizing. It is also used to improve moisture resistance
in paper, leather and glue. It is used in embalming
fluids, for leather tanning, and for rayon shrink-proofing.
It is used as a sulfide scavenger.