Alfa Aesar™ Mucic acid, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B24170-22

Quantity 100g

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Catalog No. AAB2417022

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 526-99-8
    Molecular Formula C6H10O8
    Formula Weight 210.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004239
    Beilstein 1728117
    Merck Index 14,4331
    Synonym Galactaric acid; Tetrahydroxyadipic acid
    Chemical Name or Material Mucic acid

    Specifications

    Melting Point ≈210°C (dec.)
    Quantity 100g
    CAS 526-99-8
    Molecular Formula C6H10O8
    Formula Weight 210.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004239
    Beilstein 1728117
    Merck Index 14,4331
    Synonym Galactaric acid; Tetrahydroxyadipic acid
    RTECS Number LW5180000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Mucic acid
    Assay 98%

    Description

    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.

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