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328-42-7 - Oxalacetic acid, 97% - 2-Oxobutanedioic acid - 2-Oxosuccinic acid - A12739 - Alfa Aesar

A12739 Oxalacetic acid, 97%

CAS Number
328-42-7
Synonyms
2-Oxobutanedioic acid
2-Oxosuccinic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 42.54
25g 159.65
100g 468.90
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Oxalacetic acid, 97%

MDL
MFCD00002592
EINECS
206-329-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H4O5
Formula Weight
132.07
Melting point
161° dec.
Flash Point
88°(190°F)
Solubility
Soluble in water (0.1 g/ml), ether, ethanol, acetone, and acetone ethyl acetate.

Applications

Oxalacetic acid is used as a metabolic intermediate in many processes that occur in animals and citric acid cycle. It is a used to converted to aspartic acid by aspartate transaminase.

Notes

Store in cool dry place in tightly closed container. With good ventilation. Store away from heat and sunlight.

Literature References

Isamu Suzuki; C.H. Werkman. Chemoautotrophic carbon dioxide fixation by extracts of Thiobacillus thiooxidans. I. Formation of oxalacetic acid. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 1958, 76(1), 103-111.

JF Speck. The effect of cations on the decarboxylation of oxalacetic acid. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1949, 178315-324.

Substrate for citrate synthase.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P363-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6909
Beilstein
1705475
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.30
TSCA
Yes

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