Malonic Acid 99%

Other Trading Names:

  • Propanedioic acid
  • Methanedicarboxylic acid
  • Malonate
  • Carboxymethanedicarboxylic acid
  • Propanedioate

CAS Number: 141-82-2

HS Code: 2917.19.10

Types of Packaging:

  • 25Kg Fiber Drum
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Malonic Acid 99%

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Purity, (C4H6O5),

99.0 % min


White Crystals


Max 0.02%


Max 0.05%


Dissolved in Ethanol and Water

Heavy Metal

20 ppm

Residue on Ignition


Chemical Description

  • Malonic acid, a dicarboxylic acid with the chemical formula C3H4O4, is a versatile compound with applications across several industries. Its unique chemical properties make it valuable in various processes, from pharmaceutical synthesis to food production.
  • It is mainly used in pharmaceutical intermediates such as diczuril,lumenarbital, nolone phenylpropionate,p-hydroxycinnamic acid, vitamins, as well as spices, adhesives, resin additives, and electroplating polishes. Used in the production of some salts and other drugs.
  • Malonic acid and its derivatives are vital intermediates in pharmaceutical synthesis. They serve as building blocks for the production of numerous drugs, including barbiturates, vitamin B1 (thiamine), and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • Malonic acid derivatives are utilized in the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and pharmaceutical intermediates, contributing to the development of new drugs and therapeutic treatments.
  • Malonic acid is widely used in organic synthesis as a versatile building block for the preparation of various organic compounds. It undergoes a range of reactions, such as esterification, condensation, and decarboxylation, to yield derivatives with diverse chemical functionalities.
  • Malonic acid and its salts are utilized as acidity regulators and flavor enhancers in the food and beverage industry. They are added to food products to adjust pH levels, enhance tartness, and improve flavor profiles. Malonic acid salts, such as disodium malonate, are employed in food processing as preservatives and stabilizers, contributing to the quality and shelf-life of food products.
  • Malonic acid derivatives are incorporated into cosmetics and personal care products for their moisturizing and exfoliating properties. They are utilized in skincare formulations, including creams, lotions, and serums, to hydrate the skin and promote cell turnover.
  • Malonic acid is employed in the production of biodegradable polymers and copolymers. It serves as a monomer or comonomer in polymerization reactions to impart biocompatibility and biodegradability to polymeric materials. Malonic acid-based polymers find applications in biomedical devices, drug delivery systems, and environmentally friendly packaging materials, addressing sustainability concerns and promoting eco-friendly alternatives in the polymer industry.
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