Agent Name

Dihydroxymaleic acid

CAS Number

526-84-1

Formula

C4-H4-O6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3-Dihydroxymaleic acid; 2-Butenedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-, (Z)- (9CI); Maleic acid, dihydroxy- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] (2Z)-2,3-Dihydroxy-2-butenedioic acid; 1,2-Dihydroxyethylenedicarboxylic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used to detect fluoride and titanium; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Maleic acid."

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