2,4-Hexadienoic acid, (E,E)-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 2820mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 3200mg/Kg;
mouse subcutaneous LD50: 2820mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD: > 1000mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 800mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 7360mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antibacterial, preservative, antimicrobial abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as preservative. eg: food, personal care products.
Use as wood preservative.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.