Agent Name

Malonic acid

CAS Number

141-82-2

Formula

C3-H4-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Carboxyacetic acid; Dicarboxymethane; Kyselina malonova [Czech]; MALONIC ACID; Methanedicarboxylic acid; Propanedioic acid; [ChemIDplus] 1,3-Propanedioic acid; [CAMEO]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White solid; [ICSC] White crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make barbiturates; [Merck Index]

Comments

Members of the linear alkyl diacids category demonstrate no evidence of skin sensitization; No effects to reproductive organs in repeated-dose studies; Low repeated-dose and developmental toxicity; Low potential for genotoxicity and carcinogenicity; [EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization] A strong irritant; [Merck Index] A skin and severe eye and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] A strong irritant that may damage the skin and mucous membranes; [NTP] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0015 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 8,900 mg/m3/1hr

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