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M8304 Sigma-Aldrich

Malic acid

meets USP/NF testing specifications

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

  •  EC Number 230-022-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00064212

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24897242

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Agency/Method   meets USP/NF testing specifications
Quality Level   200
vapor density   4.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   644 °F
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

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.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
ON7175000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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