Agent Name

Methylsuccinic acid

CAS Number

498-21-5

Formula

C5-H8-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Propanedicarboxylic acid; 2-Methylsuccinic acid; Butanedioic acid, methyl-; Pyrotartaric acid; Butanedioic acid, 2-methyl-; Succinic acid, methyl- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] 2-Methylbutanedioic acid; Methyl succinic acid; (+-)-Methylsuccinic acid; R,S-2-Methylbutanedioic acid; [CAMEO]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White, yellowish, or beige solid; [CAMEO] Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [NTP]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Succinic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00105 mm Hg

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