Meldrum's acid
CAS 2033-24-1

Chemical structure of Meldrum's acid
  • Molecular Formula: C6H8O4
  • Molecular Weight: 144.127 g/mol
Identifiers for Meldrum's acid
  • Cas Number: 2033-24-1
  • EINECS Number: 217-992-8
  • MDL Number: MFCD00006638
  • InChIKey: GXHFUVWIGNLZSC-UHFFFAOYAM
  • Smiles: CC1(C)OC(=O)CC(=O)O1
Synthesis and properties of Meldrum's acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for Meldrum's acid: Journal of the American Chemical Society, 70, p. 3426, 1948 DOI: 10.1021/ja01190a060
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
Meldrum's acid
2033-24-1
2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione
2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-quinone
Malonic acid cyclic isopropylidene ester
2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxan-4,6-dion
2,2-diméthyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione
2,2-ジメチル-1,3-ジオキサン-4,6-ジオン
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of Meldrum's acid: 92-96 ºC
Boiling Point of Meldrum's acid: n/a
Density of Meldrum's acid: n/a
Refractive Index of Meldrum's acid: n/a
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