Methylsuccinic acid is used as a flux material and an important dyestuff intermediate. It is also used as an intermediate in medicine and pharmaceuticals.
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Mentions de danger (UE): H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Mentions de prudence: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a