Adipic Acid

(USAN, rINNM)
Adipic Acid Chemical formula

Chemical information

Acide adipique; Acidum adipicum; Adípico, ácido; Adipiinihappo; Adipinsäure; Adipinsav; Adipinsyra; Adipo ru _ gštis; Hexanedioic Acid; Kwas adypinowy; Kyselina adipová. 1,4-Butanedicarboxylic acid.
Chemical formula: C6H10O4 = 146.1.
CAS — 124-04-9.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur.. Also in USNF.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Adipic Acid). A white or almost white, crystalline powder. Sparingly soluble in water; soluble in boiling water; freely soluble in alcohol and in methyl alcohol; soluble in acetone.

USNF 26

(Adipic Acid). A white, crystalline powder. Slightly soluble in water; soluble in boiling water and in acetone; freely soluble in alcohol and in methyl alcohol. Store in airtight containers.

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Adipic acid is an acidifier that is used in foods and has been included in preparations for the treatment of urinary-tract infections.
Published November 09, 2018.