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L-(-)-Malic acid

L-(-)-Malic acid for resolution of racemates for synthesis. CAS 97-67-6, EC Number 202-601-5, chemical formula HOOCCH(OH)CH₂COOH., for resolution of racemates for synthesis

Synonym: (S)-(-)-Malic acid

  • CAS Number 97-67-6

  • Linear Formula C₄H₆O₅

  • Molecular Weight 134.08 g/mol

  •  EC Number 202-601-5



Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
packaging   1 kg in Plastic bottle (8003841000)
solubility   160 g/l
density   1.60 g/cm3 (20 °C)
mp   98 - 103 °C
pH   2.2 (10 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
bulk density   600 kg/m3
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (acidimetric): ≥ 99.0 %
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 98 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 103 °C
  Spec. rotation [α²0/D (c=5 in pyridine): -30.0 - -27.0 °
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2918 19 98
Hazard Statement(s) 
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 36
Irritating to eyes.
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