Succinic acid, ACS, 99.0% min, Thermo Scientific Chemicals
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.
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|Melting Point||186°C to 188°C|
|Solubility Information||Soluble in water (increasing with temperature); Soluble in ethanol,ethyl ether,acetone and methanol; Insoluble in toluene,benzene,carbon disulfide,carbon tetrachloride and petroleum ether.|
|Flash Point||206°C (402°F)|
|Chemical Name or Material||Succinic acid|
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GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
EINECSNumber : 203-740-4
RTECSNumber : WM4900000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures
RUO – Research Use Only