Fumaric acid

  • CAS # 110-17-8
  • Formula : C4H4O4
Brand : Fumaric acid
Related categories : Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Ingredients
TSCA : Yes
Boiling point : 329 °F at 1.7 mm Hg ; sublimes (NTP, 1992)
Melting point : 572 to 576 °F (NTP, 1992)
Solubility : less than 1 mg/mL at 72° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Weight : 116.07 g/mol
Density : 1.635 at 68 °F (USCG, 1999)
Storage Temperature : The bulk material should be stored in a well-closed container in a cool, dry place.
Symbol : Fumaric acid
Lead Time: available in 6 weeks

Product Information

Fumaric acid is used primarily in pharmaceutical and food applications, but also for polyester resins and polyhydric alcohols and as a mordant for dyes. Aceto offers both sourced and proprietary forms of Fumaric acid to enable customers the best choice for fit and function. Specifically, within the Pharmaceutical industry, Fumaric acid is used as a lubricant in capsule and tablet formulations at 0.5–2.0% w/w concentration. Aceto manufactures Fumaric Acid complying with IP, USP under our Finar brand.

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