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Alfa Aesar™ Fumaric acid, 99%

$30.47 - $210.88

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Fumaric acid
CAS 110-17-8
Molecular Formula HO2CCH=CHCO2H
Formula Weight 116.07
MDL Number MFCD00002700
Beilstein 605763
Merck Index 14,4287
Synonym trans-2-Butenedioic acid
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AAA1097636

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alfa aesar™
A1097636
500g Each for $30.47

AAA109760C

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alfa aesar™
A109760C
10,000g Each for $210.88

AAA109760E

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alfa aesar™
A109760E
2500g Each for $59.89
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 116.07
TSCA TSCA
MDL Number MFCD00002700
Merck Index 14,4287
Health Hazard 1 Warning
pH 2.1
Quantity 500g
Odor Odorless
RTECS Number LS9625000
Chemical Name or Material Fumaric acid
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula HO2CCH=CHCO2H
CAS 110-17-8
Beilstein 605763
Synonym trans-2-Butenedioic acid
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Melting Point ≈299°C (subl.)
Flash Point 273°C (523°F)
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P305+P351+P338
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.

Applications
Fumaric acid is used as a food additive and acid regulator. It is used in the production of polyester resins and polyhydric alcohols. It is also used as a mordant for dyes, paint additives, coating additives, plasticizers, processing aids and specific to petroleum production. Further, it is used in dentifrices as a stain remover and to make other chemicals. In addition to this, it is used in rosin esters, drying oils, printing inks and flavoring agent.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol and concentrated sulfuric acid. Slightly soluble in ethyl ether and acetone. Insoluble in chloroform, olive oil, carbon tetrachloride, xylene, molten camphor, liquid ammonia and benzene.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents, amines and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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

GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.