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Adipic Acid

Adipic Acid

Adipic Acid is a white crystalline solid with a faint sour odor. It is used in the production of nylon, polyesters, and other polymers. It serves as a precursor for the synthesis of various chemicals and has applications in food, pharmaceuticals, and textiles.

Chemical Formula:

C6H10O4

CAS Number:

124-04-09

Synonyms:

Hexanedioic Acid, 1,4-Butanedicarboxylic Acid, Adipinic Acid, 1,4-Adipic acid

Characteristics

Molar Weight

146.14 g/mol

Melting Point

151°C-154°C (304°F-309°F)

Boiling Point

337°C (639°F)

Solubility

Density

1.36 g/cm³

Forms

White crystalline solid

Odor

Mild Pungent odor

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Nylon Production
  • Plasticizers
  • Polyurethane Production
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Lubricants
  • Personal Care Products

Industries

  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Textile Industry

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