Properties of Malic Acid:
CAS number: 617-48-1
Appearance: white crystalline solid
Synonym: 2-Hydroxybutanedioic acid, hydroxylsuccinic acid
Density: 1.665 g/cm3
Solubility in water: 55.8g /100 ml (20C)
Molar mass: 134.09 g·mol−1
pH: 2.3 (1% at 20ºC)
: 128 to 132°C (262.4 to 269.6°F)
Uses for Malic Acid
Malic Acid is used in the following products: fertilisers, washing & cleaning products, plating agents and surface treating agents, water softeners, water treatment chemicals and cosmetics and personal care products.
PLEASE NOTE: This product is not for human or animal consumption.
Health & Safety
Risk Phrases: Causes serious eye irritation
Safety Phrases: S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. S 37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
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