Gluconic acid
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Gluconic acid
Alias
D-Gluconic acid
2,3,4,5,6-Pentahydroxyhexanoic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
526-95-4
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H12O7
Molecular Weight: 196.16
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white powder; or liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water; 25℃, 316g/L[1].
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent decontamination efficiency, hydrotropic, anticorrosive, chelating, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives, %, ≥
50
 
Major Uses
Buffering agent, humectant, solvent in personal care products.
Use as chelating agent.
Use as paint remover.
Anti-rust agent, corrosion inhibitor in metal processing, metal cleaning.
Use as plating ingredient.
Corrosion and scale inhibitor in water treatment.
Auxiliary cleansing agent in metal cleaning, glass cleaning.
Water reducing agent, retarder in concrete.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:526-95-4
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