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Alfa Aesar™ Mucic acid, 98%

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526-99-8
C6H10O8
210.138
MFCD00004239
DSLZVSRJTYRBFB-DUHBMQHGSA-N
galactaric acid,mucic acid,2r,3s,4r,5s-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxyhexanedioic acid,saccharolactic acid,mucicacid,unii-e149j5otif,d-galactaric acid,galactosaccharic acid,galactarate,meso-galactaric acid
3037582
CHEBI:30852
(2S,3R,4S,5R)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxyhexanedioic acid
C(C(C(C(=O)O)O)O)(C(C(=O)O)O)O
526-99-8
C6H10O8
210.138
MFCD00004239
DSLZVSRJTYRBFB-DUHBMQHGSA-N
galactaric acid,mucic acid,2r,3s,4r,5s-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxyhexanedioic acid,saccharolactic acid,mucicacid,unii-e149j5otif,d-galactaric acid,galactosaccharic acid,galactarate,meso-galactaric acid
3037582
CHEBI:30852
(2S,3R,4S,5R)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxyhexanedioic acid
C(C(C(C(=O)O)O)O)(C(C(=O)O)O)O
Applications
Mucic acid is used to replace tartaric acid in self-rising flour or fizzies. It is also used as a precursor of adipic acid en route to nylon by a rhenium-catalyzed deoxydehydration reaction. It replaces potassium bitartrate in baking powder and also used for manufacture of granular effervescing salts.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Quantity 500g
Melting Point ~210°C (decomposition)
Beilstein 1728117
Merck Index 14,4331
Formula Weight 210.14
Percent Purity 98%
Chemical Name or Material Mucic acid

RTECSNumber : LW5180000

TSCA : TSCA