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Fumaric Acid

CAS NO.110-17-8

(Standard:FCCIV,1996)

DESCRIPTION

White, odorless granules or crystalline powder. It is soluble in alcohol, slightly soluble in water and in ether, and very slightly soluble in chloroform

Chemical Name

Trans-butenedioic  acid

Molecular Formula

C4H4O4

Structural Formula

Molecular Weight

116.07

Solubility

(g/100g)

in water at 25

0.7

in water at 100

9.8

in alcohol at 30

5.76

in dimethyl benzene at 20

0.03

SPECIFICATION
(FCCIV,1996)

Assay(as C4H4O4)

99.5%~100.5%(anhydrous basis)

Melting Point

294~300

Arsenic(as As)

3mg/kg Max

Heavy Metals(as Pb)

10mg/kg Max

Maleic Acid

0.10% Max

Residue on Ignition

0.1% Max

Water

0.5% Max

MAIN FUNCTION AND PURPOSE

      Used as an acidulant, Fumaric acid has bacteriostatic and antiseptic function. It also can be used as acidity regulator, acidifier, thermal-oxidative resist auxiliary, curing accelerant and spice. Used as acidic substance of effervescent agent, it can produce extended and exquisite bubbles.
      Fumaric acid can be used as pharmaceutical intermediate and optical bleaching agent. In pharmaceutical industry, it is used to produce alexipharmic sodium dimercaptosuccinate and ferrous fumarate. Fumaric acid is also used in manufacturing unsaturated polyester resin.

PACKING

25KG net in Plastic Woven Bag lined with PE bag, 18MT/20FCL(with pallet) or 20MT/20FCL(without pallet). 600kg or 900kg net in plastic bag, 18MT/20FCL(on pallet)

STORAGE

Kept in a dry and cool place.