Agent Name

D-(+)-Malic acid

CAS Number

636-61-3

Formula

C4-H6-O5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Malic acid D-(+)-form; Malic acid, D-; D-Malic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate, chelating agent, buffering agent, and food additive; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Malic acid."

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