W248800

Sigma-Aldrich

Fumaric acid

FCC, FG

Linear Formula:
HOOCCH=CHCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.07
FEMA Number:
2488
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
605763
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
25
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.025
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.350
FDA 21 CFR 175.105

vapor pressure

1.7 mmHg ( 165 °C)

form

powder or crystals

autoignition temp.

1364 °F

expl. lim.

40 %

mp

298-300 °C (subl.) (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

odorless

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

OC(=O)\C=C\C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H4O4/c5-3(6)1-2-4(7)8/h1-2H,(H,5,6)(H,7,8)/b2-1+

InChI key

VZCYOOQTPOCHFL-OWOJBTEDSA-N

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Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
25 kg in fiber drum

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

446.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

230 °C - closed cup

Tahar Ghnaya et al.
Chemosphere, 90(4), 1449-1454 (2012-10-03)
The implication of organic acids in Pb translocation was studied in two species varying in shoot lead accumulation, Sesuvium portulacastrum and Brassica juncea. Citric, fumaric, malic and α-cetoglutaric acids were separated and determined by HPLC technique in shoots, roots and...
Emine Akar et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 90(4), 1634-1641 (2012-09-05)
A novel biodegradable sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (NaCMC)-based hydrogel was synthesized by using fumaric acid (FA) as a crosslinking agent at various ratios. Hydrogels (CMCF) were characterized using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), X-ray...
Bas J Meussen et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 94(4), 875-886 (2012-04-25)
Rhizopus oryzae is a filamentous fungus belonging to the Zygomycetes. It is among others known for its ability to produce the sustainable platform chemicals L: -(+)-lactic acid, fumaric acid, and ethanol. During glycolysis, all fermentable carbon sources are metabolized to...
Timothy E L Douglas et al.
Macromolecular bioscience, 12(8), 1077-1089 (2012-06-01)
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP), an enzyme involved in mineralization of bone, is incorporated into three hydrogel biomaterials to induce their mineralization with calcium phosphate (CaP). These are collagen type I, a mussel-protein-inspired adhesive consisting of PEG substituted with catechol groups, cPEG...
Carol A Roa Engel et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 78(3), 379-389 (2008-01-25)
The potential of fumaric acid as a raw material in the polymer industry and the increment of cost of petroleum-based fumaric acid raises interest in fermentation processes for production of this compound from renewable resources. Although the chemical process yields...

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