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Succinic acid, 99+%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A120840E

Quantity 2500g

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Catalog No. AAA120840E


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Succinic acid acts as a leaching agent in extracting lithium, cobalt from used Li-ion batteries and magnesium from magnesite ore. It is used as a starting material in the synthesis of new elastic polyesters, fumaric acid, succinic anhydride and alkyd resins. It plays an important role as an acidity regulator in the food and beverage industry, as an excipient in pharmaceutical products and acts as a cocrystallising agent in organic synthesis. Its derivative viz diethyl ester is used as a substrate in the Stobbe condensation.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone and methanol. Insoluble in toluene, benzene, carbon disulfide, carbon tetrachloride and petroleum ether.

Notes
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

110-15-6
118.09
1754069
Butanedioic acid
HO2CCH2CH2CO2H
MFCD00002789
14,8869
Succinic acid

Specifications

110-15-6
118.09
1754069
Butanedioic acid
235°C
206°C (402°F)
≥99%
HO2CCH2CH2CO2H
MFCD00002789
14,8869
186° to 188°C
2500g
Succinic acid

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315;
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a;
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

RTECSNumber : WM4900000

TSCA : TSCA

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