Itaconic Acid, a solder flux activator
Synonyms: Methylenesuccinic acid; Methylenebutanedioic acid
CAS No.: 97-65-4
EINECS No.: 202-599-6
China Customs Code: 2917190090
HS code: 291719
Molecular Weight: 130.1
Molecular Formula: C5H6O4
Melting Point: 175 °C
Flash Poing: 199 °C
Water solubility: soluble in water, alcohol, acetone.
Itaconic acid is used as solder flux acid activator in solder paste, to remove metal oxides on surface of SMC/SMD and PCB in Surface Mount Technology (SMT) process.
|Itaconic acid content||99.6% min.|
|m.p. (°C)||165 to 168|
|loss after drying||0.2% max.|
|residue on ignition||0.03% max.|
|color (APHA)||5 max.|
|heavy metals||0.001% max.|
|appearance||white crystals or powder|
25kgs/fiber drum, on pallets.
Risks and Safety Information
Itaconic acid is not regulated by UN. Safe for air, land and sea transportation
Risk phrase: R36/37/38
Safety phrase: S26, S36