Malonic Acid

Availability

Special and quality requirements for propanedioic acid are available upon request: malonic acid is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

HOOC-CH2-COOH

CAS Registry Number

141-82-2

Distrtibutor of propanedioic acid

Description

Malonic Acid is a carboxylic acid derived by synthesis (from monochloroacetic acid). The salts and esters of malonic acid are the malonates, which are extremely important for pharmaceutical companies.

Appearance

Malonic is a whitish and odorless crystalline solid.

Solubility

Malonic acid is readily soluble in water with a value of 1390 g/l (20 °C).

Uses

Malonic acid is used in pharmaceutical industry, mostly in the form of its diethyl ester in organic synthesis, in particular for the production of barbiturates and vitamins of the B complex. Propanedioic acid is employed in electronic industry, for special solvents, in polymer cross-linking and in metal surface treatment.

Classification

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Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: malonic acid is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Propanedioic acid