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Alfa Aesar™ Mucic acid, 98%

$219.82 - $219.82

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Mucic acid
CAS 526-99-8
Molecular Formula C6H10O8
Formula Weight 210.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004239
Beilstein 1728117
Merck Index 14,4331
Synonym Galactaric acid; Tetrahydroxyadipic acid
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AAB2417036

 
alfa aesar™
B24170-36
500g Each for $219.82
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈210°C (dec.)
Quantity 500g
Chemical Name or Material Mucic acid
CAS 526-99-8
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C6H10O8
Formula Weight 210.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004239
Beilstein 1728117
Merck Index 14,4331
Synonym Galactaric acid; Tetrahydroxyadipic acid
RTECS Number LW5180000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Mucic acid is used to replace tartaric acid in self-rising flour or fizzies. It is also used as a precursor of adipic acid en route to nylon by a rhenium-catalyzed deoxydehydration reaction. It replaces potassium bitartrate in baking powder and also used for manufacture of granular effervescing salts.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.