Succinic Acid


    Chemical name1,2-Ethanedicarboxylic Acid
    AppearanceOdourless monoclinic prisms, very acid taste.
    Exists in 2 modifications:
    the alpha mod. is stable above 137°C
    the beta-mod. below this temperature
    Partial conversion into anhydride at the boiling point.
    CAS No.110-15-6
    EINECS No.203-740-4
    Kosher statusKosher certified


    MoistureMax 0.5 wt%
    (dry basis)
    Min 99.50 %
    SolubilityInsoluble in benzene
    Refractive index1.405 @ 190
    Bulk Density1.564 @ 15°C
    1.572 @ 25°C
    (of 0.1 molar aqueous solution)
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Boiling Point235°C @ 760 mmHg
    Melting point185 to 190°C
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.025 wt%
    Iron (Fe)Max 3 ppm
    Fumaric AcidMax 0.10 wt%
    StorageStore in cool, dry place in closed bags

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    This specification has been last modified on Tue 22 February 2011 (458)

    Product also known as : Hazard

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