Malonate Acid

Other Trading Names:

  • Propanedioic acid
  • Dicarboxymethane
  • Methanedicarboxylic acid

CAS Number: 141-82-2

HS Code: 29161910

Types of Packaging:

  • 25 Kg PP Woven Bag
  • 500 Kg Fiber Drum
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Malonate Acid

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White crystal



Chemical Description

  • Malonic acid, also known as propanedioic acid, is a dicarboxylic compound with the molecular formula C3H4O4.
  • It exists as a white crystalline solid that exhibits solubility in both water and ethanol.
  • Widely employed across industries such as electroplating, food, cosmetics, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and textiles, malonic acid serves diverse purposes.
  • Acting as a chelating agent, it forms stable complexes with metal ions present in solution.
  • Within the pharmaceutical sector, malonic acid serves as a fundamental starting material for the synthesis of barbiturates, a class of central nervous system depressants.
  • Additionally, it plays a pivotal role in the synthesis of vitamin B1 (thiamine) and specific pharmaceutical intermediates.
  • Malonic acid is harnessed as a pH regulator in personal care products like shampoos and lotions.
  • Serving as a sequestering agent, it binds metal ions to prevent their interference in various chemical processes.
  • Its utility extends to the production of specialized polymers, adhesives, and coatings for a wide array of industrial applications.
  • Due to its minimal toxicity and eco-friendly characteristics, malonic acid is highly favored in green chemistry initiatives aiming for sustainable chemical processes.
  • Essential in organic synthesis, malonic acid facilitates the introduction of functional groups into organic molecules, contributing to the formation of intricate molecular structures.
  • In addition to its industrial applications, malonic acid is also used in laboratory settings as a reagent for various chemical reactions and as a standard for pH calibration.
  • Malonic acid derivatives, such as dimethyl malonate, are utilized in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals.
  • It's unique chemical properties make malonic acid a versatile compound for research and development in fields such as organic chemistry, materials science, and biochemistry.
  • The purity of malonic acid is typically specified at 99% or higher to ensure its suitability for various applications.
  • It undergoes rigorous quality control measures to meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.

Malonic acid is available in different grades, including technical grade and pharmaceutical grade, depending on the intended application and level of purity required.

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