Maleic Acid Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Maleic Acid is 1,2-Ethylenedicarboxylic acid, a C4 dicarboxylic acid corresponding to chemical formula, C4H4O4. It is obtained synthetically from Maleic anhydride, which is prepared by the oxidation of benzene or the reaction of butane with oxygen. Maleic Acid is supplied as a white, crystalline powder, with a mild acidulous odour.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur; B.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Maleic Acid; cis-Butenedioic Acid; cis-Ethene-1,2-Dicarboxylic Acid; cis-1,2–Ethylenedicarboxylic Acid; cis-Maleic Acid; Maleinic Acid; Toxilic Acid
Uses and Applications: Acidulant and Buffering Agent
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