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Alfa Aesar™ Croconic acid, 98%

$239.35 - $939.43

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 488-86-8
Molecular Formula C5H2O5
Formula Weight 142.07
MDL Number MFCD00181389
Synonym 4,5-Dihydroxy-4-cyclopentene-1,2,3-trione; 1,2-Dihydroxy-3,4,5-trioxocyclopent-1-ene
Chemical Name or Material Croconic acid
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AAB2180903 SDS Alfa Aesar™
B2180903
1g Each for $239.35
AAB2180906 SDS Alfa Aesar™
B2180906
5g Each for $939.43
Specifications

Description

Applications
Croconic acid is used to prepare 1,3-bis-(2-dimethylamino-5-thienyl)croconine by reacting with dimethyl-thiophen-2-yl-amine. It is also used in organic synthesis and employed as a dye for biological research purposes. Further, it is involved in the preparation of ethers such as dimethyl croconate. In addition to this, it acts as a ligand and form coordination complexes with metals such as barium, copper, silver and lead.

Solubility
Soluble in water and ethanol.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

488-86-8
142.07
4,5-Dihydroxy-4-cyclopentene-1,2,3-trione; 1,2-Dihydroxy-3,4,5-trioxocyclopent-1-ene
C5H2O5
MFCD00181389
Croconic acid

Specifications

1g
Odorless
142.07
4,5-Dihydroxy-4-cyclopentene-1,2,3-trione; 1,2-Dihydroxy-3,4,5-trioxocyclopent-1-ene
Croconic acid
488-86-8
C5H2O5
MFCD00181389
≈280°C (dec.)
98%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Warning