Malic acid (CAS 6915-15-7)

Malic acid (CAS 6915-15-7)

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Malic acid (CAS 6915-15-7)

Malic acid is an organic compound with the molecular formula C4H6O5. It is a dicarboxylic acid that is made by all living organisms, contributes to the sour taste of fruits, and is used as a food additive. Malic acid has two stereoisomeric forms (L- and D-enantiomers), though only the L-isomer exists naturally. The salts and esters of malic acid are known as malates. The malate anion is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle.

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Industries: Household chemicals, Pharmaceutical industry, Food industry
CAS number: 6915-15-7
WE number: 210-514-9
Chemical formula: C4H6O5
Molar mass: 292,25 g/mol
Customs tariff code: 29181998

Other physical properties

pH: ~2 (50 g/l, 20°C)
Melting / freezing point: 128°C
Boiling point / range: 150°C
Relative density: 1,6 g/cm3 (20°C)
Solubility in water: 500 g/l (25°C)

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25 kg bag