Malic acid
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Malic acid
Alias
2-Hydroxybutanedioic acid
DL-Malic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
6915-15-7
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C4H6O5
Molecular Weight:244.94
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 50mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1600mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 100mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing, chelating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as cleansing agent.
Buffering agent in personal care products.
Use as chelating agent.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as food additive.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 6915-15-7
Update: 20140309(1);

 

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