Fumaric Acid


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-butenedioicacid
Molecular Formula: C4H4O4
Molecular Weight: 116.07
CAS No.: 110-17-8
Structural Formula:
Specification: (Food Chemical Codex 2004 in Five edtion)
SPECIFICATION
(FCCV, 2004)
Assay(as C4H4O4)
99.5%-100.5% (anhydrous basis)
Melting Point
294C-300C
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/20'FCL(with palletized)or 20MT/20'FCL(without pallet); 600/900kg net in plastic bag. 18MT/20'FCL(with pallet).
STORAGE:
Kept airtightly in a light - proof,dry and cool place.

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