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Methylenesuccinic acid

Methylenesuccinic acid for synthesis. CAS 97-65-4, EC Number 202-599-6, chemical formula HOOCCH₂C(=CH₂)COOH., for synthesis

Synonym: Itaconic acid

  • CAS Number 97-65-4

  • Linear Formula C₅H₆O₄

  • Molecular Weight 130.1 g/mol

  •  EC Number 202-599-6



Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
packaging   100 g in Plastic bottle (8048120100)
vapor pressure   0.0000115 Pa (20 °C)
solubility   77.49 g/l
density   0.949 g/cm3 (25 °C)
autoignition temp.   430 °C
mp   163 - 168.4 °C
pH   2 (10 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (HPLC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 163 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 167 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2917 19 80
Hazard Statement(s) 
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear eye protection.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P313: Get medical advice/ attention.
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) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 41
Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 22-26-39
Do not breathe dust.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear eye/face protection.
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