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Fumaric Acid

Fumaric Acid

Fumaric Acid is a white crystalline compound found in various fruits and vegetables. It is commonly used as a food additive and flavoring agent. It is also utilized in the production of resins, polymers, and pharmaceuticals due to its acidity and reactivity.

Chemical Formula:

C4H4O4

CAS Number:

110-17-8

Synonyms:

Trans-butenedioic acid, Allomaleic acid, Lichenic acid, Boletic acid

Characteristics

Molar Weight

116.07 g/mol.

Melting Point

287-298°C.

Boiling Point

Solubility

It is sparingly soluble in water but readily dissolves in alcohol and other organic solvents.

Density

1.635 g/cm3.

Forms

Fumaric acid is a white crystalline solid.

Odor

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
  • Resins and Polymers
  • Animal Feed
  • Industrial Processes

Industries

  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry

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