Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H10O4
Molecular Weight: 146.14
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >11000mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 275mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1900mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 680mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, hydrotropic, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives, %, ≥
Use as intermediate. eg: preparation of nylon 6, nylon 66, ester-based lubricating oil, plasticizers.
Use as cleansing agent.
Fixative agent in perfume.
Buffer, masking agent in personal care products.
Used in preparation of capacitor.
Use as desulfurization additive.