CAS NO.: 617-48-1
Molecular Formula:C4H6O5 Molecular Weight: 134.09
DL-Malic Acid is white crystals or white crystalline powder. DL-Malic Acid is soluble in water, alcohol and other organic solvent. The aqueous solution of DL-Malic Acid is acidic.
|Optical purity(e.e%, Chiral HPLC)||98.0% Min|
|Specific Rotation (c=8.5,H2O)||+1.6 ~+2.6|
|Heavy Metal(Pb)||20mg/kg Max|
|Residue On Ignition||0.1% Max|
|Fumaric Acid||0.5% Max|
|Maleic Acid||0.05% Max|
|Sulfate SO42-||0.04% Max|
DL-Malic Acid can be used as an acidulant in cool drinks (including lactobacillus drinks, milk drinks, carbonated drinks, cola), frozen foods (including sherbet and ice cream), processed foods (including wine and mayonnaise). DL-Malic Acid is also used as color-keeper and antiseptic of juice. DL-Malic Acid is also used as emulsion stabilizer of egg yolk. DL-Malic Acid also can be used as pharmaceutical intermediate, cosmetic, rinse, metal cleaner, buffering agent, retarder in textile industry, fluorescent whitening agent of polyester fibre.
Packing and Storage:
Packed in 25kg net weight in cardboard drum or according to customer requirements.
DL-Malic Acid should be kept air tightly in a light-proof, dry and cool place.
Hydrozybutanedioic Acid, DL-Malic Acid, Malic Acid, DL-Apple Acid