malic acid
CAS 636-61-3

Chemical structure of malic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C4H6O5
  • Molecular Weight: 134.089 g/mol
Identifiers for malic acid
  • Cas Number: 636-61-3
  • EINECS Number: 210-514-9
  • MDL Number: MFCD00064212
  • Smiles: OC(CC(O)=O)C(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of malic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for malic acid: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 42, p. 1797, 1977
Synthesis, p. 863, 2003
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
malic acid
2-hydroxy-butanedioic acid
2-hydroxysuccinic acid
2-hydroxybutanedioic acid
acide 2-hydroxybutanedioic
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of malic acid: 130-132 ºC
Boiling Point of malic acid: n/a
Density of malic acid: 1.609 g/mL
Refractive Index of malic acid: n/a
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