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Fumaric acid

FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
Boletic acid, Lichenic acid, Trans-1,2-ethylenedicarboxylic acid
Linear Formula:
HOOCCH=CHCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.07
FEMA Number:
2488
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
605763
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
25
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.025
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.350
FDA 21 CFR 175.105

vapor pressure

1.7 mmHg ( 165 °C)

form

powder or crystals

autoignition temp.

1364 °F

expl. lim.

40 %

mp

298-300 °C (subl.) (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

odorless

SMILES string

OC(=O)\C=C\C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H4O4/c5-3(6)1-2-4(7)8/h1-2H,(H,5,6)(H,7,8)/b2-1+

InChI key

VZCYOOQTPOCHFL-OWOJBTEDSA-N

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Fumaric acid FCC, FG

W248800

Fumaric acid

Fumaric acid certified reference material, TraceCERT®, Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

76635

Fumaric acid

Fumaric Acid Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

PHR1270

Fumaric Acid

Fumaric acid ≥99.0% (T)

47910

Fumaric acid

organoleptic

odorless

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

biological source

-

biological source

-

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

-

documentation

-

documentation

-

mp

298-300 °C (subl.) (lit.)

mp

298-300 °C (subl.) (lit.)

mp

298-300 °C (subl.) (lit.)

mp

298-300 °C (subl.) (lit.)

Application

Fumaric acid is commonly used as a flavoring agent in food industries because of its sour, or acidic flavor. It has low water solubility. In order to increase its application in various foods, fumaric acid is used along with dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, a wetting agent.

pictograms

Exclamation mark

signalword

Warning

hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

523.4 °F

flash_point_c

273 °C

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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Organic and Fatty Acid Production, Microbial
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Fumaric acid: production and separation
Ilica Roxana-Andreea, et al.
Biotechnology Letters, 41(1), 47-57 (2019)
Bas J Meussen et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 94(4), 875-886 (2012-04-25)
Rhizopus oryzae is a filamentous fungus belonging to the Zygomycetes. It is among others known for its ability to produce the sustainable platform chemicals L: -(+)-lactic acid, fumaric acid, and ethanol. During glycolysis, all fermentable carbon sources are metabolized to
Tahar Ghnaya et al.
Chemosphere, 90(4), 1449-1454 (2012-10-03)
The implication of organic acids in Pb translocation was studied in two species varying in shoot lead accumulation, Sesuvium portulacastrum and Brassica juncea. Citric, fumaric, malic and α-cetoglutaric acids were separated and determined by HPLC technique in shoots, roots and
Emine Akar et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 90(4), 1634-1641 (2012-09-05)
A novel biodegradable sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (NaCMC)-based hydrogel was synthesized by using fumaric acid (FA) as a crosslinking agent at various ratios. Hydrogels (CMCF) were characterized using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), X-ray

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