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1374601 USP

Malic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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

  • CAS Number 6915-15-7

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH2CH(OH)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 134.09

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1723539

  •  MDL number MFCD00064212

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750312

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   4.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   644 °F
mfr. no.   USP
mp   131-133 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   OC(CC(O)=O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C4H6O5/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2,5H,1H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)
InChI key   BJEPYKJPYRNKOW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.
For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

Sales restrictions may apply.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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