Pyromellitic acid is an eluent used in anion chromatography and forms complexes with magnesium and calcium ions. It is used as a curing agent, as an intermediate for powder coating and a cross-linking agent for alkyd resin. It is involved in the synthesis of polyimide and pyromellitic octyl.
Dey, A.; Bera, S.; Biradha, K. Cocrystals and Salts of Pyridine-3, 5-bis (1-methyl-benzimidazole-2-yl) with Pyromellitic Acid: Aromatic Guest Inclusion and Separation via Benzimidazole-Carboxylic Acid Heterosynthon. Cryst. Growth Des. 2014, 15 (1), 318-325.
Li, S. W.; Ren, H. J.; Ju, S. G. Sensitized Luminescence of LaF3: Eu3+ Nanoparticles Through Pyromellitic Acid. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2014, 14 (5), 3677-3682.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.