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L-Malic Acid

CAS NO.97-67-6

(Standard:Japanese Standard of Food additives VII)

NameL(-)-Malic Acid

DESCRIPTION

White crystals or crystalline powder, fairly hygroscopic, dissolving easily in water and alcohol.

Chemical Name

L-hydroxy butanedioic acid

Molecular Formula

C4H6O5

Structural Formula

Molecular Weight

134.09

SPECIFICATION
(FCCIV,1996)

Assay(as C4H6O5)

99.0% Min

Clarity 

Clear

Specific Rotation

-1.6~ -2.6

Arsenic(as As2O3)

2.0mg/kg Max

Oxide

Qualified

Heavy Metals(as Pb)

20mg/kg Max

Residue on Ignition

0.05% Max

Chloride[Cl-]

0.004% Max

Sulfate

0.03% Max

Fumaric Acid

0.1% Max

Maleic Acid

0.05% Max

MAIN FUNCTION AND PURPOSE

As an acidulant, L-Malic acid is especially suitable for jelly and foodstuff containing fruit ingredient. It can keep the natural color of juice. Used in healthy drinks, it can resist fatigue and protect liver, kidney and heart. L-Malic acid can enhance pharmaceutical stability and improve pharmaceutical absorption. It can be added into composite amino acid injection, directly participating the metabolic cycle of organism-Krebs cycle. It can reduce the metabolic loss of amino acid and can compensate hypohepatia, cure uremia and hypertension, and weaken the damage of anticancer drug to normoblasts. It is also used in skin disinfector, air depurative and deodorizer.

PACKING

25KG net in Cardboard Drum with inner vacuum PE bag, 13.5MT/20FCL.

STORAGE

Kept airtightly in a light-proof, dry and cool place.