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Glutaric Acid


Synonyms: 1,3-Propanedicarboxylic Acid; 1,5-pentanedioic acid (IUPAC); Propane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid; n-Pyrotartaric acid
De: Glutarsäure ES: ácido glutarico Fr: Acide glutarique
CAS No.: 110-94-1
EC No.: 203-817-2
Molecular Weight: 132.1158
Molecular Formula: C5H8O4
Structural Formula: glutaric acid
Melting Point: 97.5 deg. C
Boiling Point: 302 - 304 deg. C
Water solubility: >10 g/100 mL at 21 deg. C


Glutaric acid is raw material to manufacture glutaric anhydride, also applied as initiator for synthesis of resin and rubber. Also used in the production of polymers such as polyester, polyols, polyamides. The odd number of carbon atoms of glutaric acid is useful in decreasing polymer elasticity.


Items Specification
glutaric acid assay (HPLC) 99.0% min.
m.p. (deg. C) >97
moisture 0.2% max.
residue on ignition 0.15% max.
appearance white crystals

Standard Packaging

25kgs/fiber drum, on pallets.

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Risks and Safety Information

Glutaric acid is not regulated by UN. Safe for air, land and sea transportation

No hazard!

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