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A17874 DL-Malic acid, 98%

CAS Number
6915-15-7
Synonyms
(±)-Hydroxysuccinic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17874-36 500g 28.20
A17874-0E 2500g 73.50
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DL-Malic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00064212
EINECS
230-022-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H6O5
Formula Weight
134.09
Melting point
130-133°
Flash Point
203°(397°F)
Density
1.609
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in acetone, ether, water, methanol and ethanol.

Applications

DL-Malic acid is used as a food additive. It is a component of some artificial vinegar flavors. Further, it is used in the preparation of chiral compounds, including κ-opioid rece. It is utilized for chiral resolution by ligand-exchange capillary electrophoresis.

Notes

Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents and alkali metals.

Literature References

Zhang, Q.; Yang, Y.; Cheng, L.; Cao, C.; Ding, Z.; Wang, C.; Yang, W.; Hu, Y.; Li, Y. Thermodynamic models for determination of the solubility of dl-malic acid in methanol plus (acetonitrile, N,N-dimethylformamide, isopropyl alcohol) binary solvent mixtures. J. Chem. Thermodyn. 2015, 85, 148-154.

Espinosa, K. C.; Cabrera, R. I. G.; López, A. B.; Roldán, M. A. T.; Cruz, N. A. V. Positive effect of reduced aeration rate on growth and stereospecificity of dl-malic acid consumption by Azospirillum brasilense: Improving the shelf life of a liquid inoculant formulation. J. Biotechnol. 2015, 195, 74-81.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

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
14,5707
Beilstein
1723539
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ON7175000

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