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63189 Sigma

Maleic acid

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: cis-Butenedioic acid, Acidum maleicum, Toxilic acid

  • CAS Number 110-16-7

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH=CHCO2H

  • Molecular Weight 116.07

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 605762

  •  EC Number 203-742-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00063177

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329759809

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Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Analytical/Chromatography, Chemical Synthesis, Organic Acids,
InChI Key   VZCYOOQTPOCHFL-UPHRSURJSA-N
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
mp   137-140 °C(lit.)
density   1.59 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

Maleic acid may be used in the synthesis of (R,S)-malic acid and fumaric acid. It may be employed as an anionic monomer in the preparation of superswelling acrylamide (AAm)/maleic acid (MA) hydrogels.†

General description

Maleic acid is a dicarboxylic acid. It can be synthesized from crotonaldehyde.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
260.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
127 °C

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