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526-99-8 - Mucic acid, 98% - Galactaric acid - Tetrahydroxyadipic acid - B24170 - Alfa Aesar

B24170 Mucic acid, 98%

CAS Number
526-99-8
Synonyms
Galactaric acid
Tetrahydroxyadipic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 45.70
500g 164.00
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Mucic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004239
EINECS
208-404-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H10O8
Formula Weight
210.14
Melting point
ca 210° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Mucic acid is used to replace tartaric acid in self-rising flour or fizzies. It is also used as a precursor of adipic acid en route to nylon by a rhenium-catalyzed deoxydehydration reaction. It replaces potassium bitartrate in baking powder and also used for manufacture of granular effervescing salts.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

George A. Jeffrey.; Richard A. Wood. The crystal structure of galactaric acid (mucic acid) at -147°: An unusually dense, hydrogen-bonded structure. Carbohydrate Research. 1982, 108 (2), 205-211.

G. Avigad.; C. Asensio.; D. Amaral.; B.L. Horecker. Galacto-dialdose production with an enzyme from the mold Polyporuscircinatus. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 1961, 4 (6), 474-477.

Other References

Merck
14,4331
Beilstein
1728117
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LW5180000

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