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G1951

Sigma-Aldrich

D-Gluconic acid solution

49-53 wt. % in H2O

Synonym(s):
2,3,4,5,6-Pentahydroxycaproic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O7
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
196.16
Beilstein:
1726055
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

form

viscous liquid

optical activity

[α]/D +9.0 to 15.5°

concentration

49-53 wt. % in H2O

refractive index

n20/D 1.4161

density

1.234 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

OC[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H12O7/c7-1-2(8)3(9)4(10)5(11)6(12)13/h2-5,7-11H,1H2,(H,12,13)/t2-,3-,4+,5-/m1/s1

InChI key

RGHNJXZEOKUKBD-SQOUGZDYSA-N

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Application

D-Gluconic acid is a non-volatile, organic acid generally used as a sequestering agent and as a scale inhibitor. Due to its tendency to chelate with earth alkaline elements and heavy metals, it is also used as a metal extractant. Gluconic acid and its salts are
used in hygienic products, food and pharmaceutical industry.

Packaging

25 g in poly bottle
1, 4 kg in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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