Agent Name

Diethyl maleate

CAS Number

141-05-9

Formula

C8-H12-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butenedioic acid (Z)-, diethyl ester; Diethylester kyseliny maleinove [Czech]; Ethyl maleate; Maleic acid, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Water-white liquid; [Hawley] Colorless clear liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis and as a flavoring agent; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [Hawley] A mild skin irritant based an animal studies; [MSDSonline]

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