Malic acid

CAS Registry Number®

6915-15-7
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CAS Name

Malic acid

Molecular Formula

C4H6O5

Molecular Mass

134.09

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    131 °C
  • Density (2)

    1.6 g/cm³

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C4H6O5/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2,5H,1H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)

InChIKey

InChIKey=BJEPYKJPYRNKOW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(CC(O)=O)(C(O)=O)O

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CC(O)C(=O)O

Other Names for this Substance

  • Butanedioic acid, 2-hydroxy-
  • Malic acid
  • Butanedioic acid, hydroxy-
  • 2-Hydroxybutanedioic acid
  • α-Hydroxysuccinic acid

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

617-48-1, 41308-42-3, 623158-98-5, 879715-44-3, 1334703-48-8

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