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110-17-8 - Fumaric acid, 99% - trans-2-Butenedioic acid - A10976 - Alfa Aesar

A10976 Fumaric acid, 99%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 19.67
2500g 38.52
10000g 135.96
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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
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

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P305+P351+P338

IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Other References

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

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