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M8304 Sigma-Aldrich

Malic acid

meets USP/NF testing specifications

Synonym: (±)-2-Hydroxysuccinic acid, DL-Hydroxybutanedioic acid, DL-Malic acid

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Properties

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vapor density   4.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   BJEPYKJPYRNKOW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
autoignition temp.   644 °F
mp   131-133 °C(lit.)
suitability   meets USP/NF testing specifications

Description

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

General description

Malic acid is a dicarboxylic acid that can be prepared by hydration of maleic acid or fumaric acid. Its ability to prevent the oxidative degradation of lipids has been assessed. The impact of malic acid in the alteration of calcium chloride crystal morphology has been studied. The dissolution kinetics of kaolinite in malic acid have been reported. This product is a high quality pharmacopoeia product that meets the testing specifications of USP (United States Pharmacopoeia). It can be employed in research and pilot studies.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
ON7175000

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Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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