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A10976 Fumaric acid, 99%

CAS Number
110-17-8
Synonyms
trans-2-Butenedioic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10976-36 500g 21.00
A10976-0E 2500g 41.70
A10976-0C 10000g 144.00
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Fumaric acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002700
EINECS
203-743-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
HO2CCH=CHCO2H
Formula Weight
116.07
Melting point
ca 299° subl.
Flash Point
273°(523°F)
Density
1.625
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol and concentrated sulfuric acid. Slightly soluble in ethyl ether and acetone. Insoluble in chloroform, olive oil, carbon tetrachloride, xylene, molten camphor, liquid ammonia and benzene.

Applications

Fumaric acid is used as a food additive and acid regulator. It is used in the production of polyester resins and polyhydric alcohols. It is also used as a mordant for dyes, paint additives, coating additives, plasticizers, processing aids and specific to petroleum production. Further, it is used in dentifrices as a stain remover and to make other chemicals. In addition to this, it is used in rosin esters, drying oils, printing inks and flavoring agent.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents, amines and strong bases.

Literature References

Rose, J. L.; Tata, B. V. R.; Talmon, Y.; Aswal, V. K.; Hassan, P. A.; Sreejith, L. Distinctive effect of maleic acid and fumaric acid on structural transitions in cationic micellar solution. Colloid. Polym. Sci. 2015, 293 (5), 1383-1390.

Huang, D.; Wang, R.; Du, W.; Wang, G.; Xia, M. Activation of glycerol metabolic pathway by evolutionary engineering of Rhizopus oryzae to strengthen the fumaric acid biosynthesis from crude glycerol. Bioresour. Technol. 2015, 196, 263-272.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319-H500

Causes serious eye irritation. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P280i-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Other References

Merck
14,4287
Beilstein
605763
Harmonized Tariff Code
2917.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LS9625000

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