Malonic acid is acts as a building block in organic synthesis. It is also useful as a precursor for polyesters and alkyd resins, which is used in coating applications, thereby protecting against UV light, corrosion and oxidation. It acts as a cross linker in the coating industry and surgical adhesive. It finds application in the production of specialty chemicals, flavors and fragrances, polymer cross linkers and pharmaceuticals.
Soluble in cold water.
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
|132°C to 136°C (decomposition)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : OO0175000
TSCA : TSCA