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Alfa Aesar™ trans-Aconitic acid, 98%

$50.82 - $761.22

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material trans-Aconitic acid
CAS 4023-65-8
Molecular Formula C6H6O6
Formula Weight 174.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002721
Merck Index 14,117
Synonym 1,2,3-Propenetricarboxylic acid
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AAB2008714

 
alfa aesar™
B20087-14
25g Each for $50.82

AAB2008722

 
alfa aesar™
B20087-22
100g Each for $163.91

AAB2008736

 
alfa aesar™
B20087-36
500g Each for $761.22
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈190°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material trans-Aconitic acid
CAS 4023-65-8
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C6H6O6
Formula Weight 174.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002721
Merck Index 14,117
Synonym 1,2,3-Propenetricarboxylic acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 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.
RTECS Number UD2380000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It plays an important role as an antimicrobial agent that blocks the transformation of Leishmania donovani amastigotes to prostigotes. trans-Aconitic acid is also used in synthesis of aconitate esters. It may be used for cross-linking polyvinyl alcohol film for preparing composite nanofiltration membranes.

Solubility
Soluble in water at 20°C 400g/L. Slightly soluble in ether.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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.

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