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Dihydroxyfumaric acid dihydrate

technical, ≥90% (T)

  • CAS Number 20688-70-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H4O6 · 2H2O

  • Molecular Weight 184.10

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1724790

  •  MDL number MFCD00149287

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24863475

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Properties

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InChI Key   LDRMCGGUXOJSDA-SEPHDYHBSA-N
grade   technical
assay   ≥90% (T)
mp   ~155 °C (dec.)
solubility   methanol: soluble1 g/10 mL, clear, colorless (hot)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Application

Dihydroxyfumaric acid dihydrate may be used in the preparation of mesoxalic acid semialdehyde and its derivatives.

General description

Crystal structure of dihydroxyfumaric acid dihydrate has been reported. Homogeneous reaction of dihydroxyfumarate (DHF) with glyoxylic acid monohydrate has been reported. It is also reported to react with glyoxylate, glycolaldehyde and glyceraldehyde, via α-keto acid intermediates, to afford triose, tetrulose and pentuloses.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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