Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H6O4
Molecular Weight: 142.11
Appearance: white crystal powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. less stable to light, heat, heavy metal ions.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat intravenous LDLo: 1000mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LDLo: 1500mg/Kg;
mouse oral LDLo: 4000mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LDLo: 250mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, antibacterial abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Antioxidant, whitening agent in personal care products. excellent whitening effect.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as food additive.
Use as antimicrobial agent.
Use as antioxidant.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.