Malic Acid, FCC, NF

Formula: C4H6O5

CAS No. 6915-15-7


MALIC ACID is a white or nearly white crystalline powder or granular with a strongly acidic taste. It is produced by a process that yields the DL form of MALIC ACID. DL-MALIC ACID is an organic acid whose solutions are optically inactive.

MALIC ACID, FCC, NF is odorless and is slightly hygroscopic.  One gram is soluble in about 0.8 ml of water and in 1.4 ml of ethanol. MALIC ACID melts at about 130ºC (266ºF).