Oxalic acid

Product Overview

CAS: 144-62-7

Molecular Formula:C2H2O4(COOH)2

Molecular Weight:90.034 g/mol

EC Number 205-634-3

Physical Properties

Oxalic acid is a metabolite of organisms, widely distributed in plants, animals and fungi, and plays different functions in different living organisms.
Chemically synthesized oxalic acid is a colorless monoclinic or prismatic crystal or white powder,Soluble in water and insoluble in organic solvents such as ether.

Technical Literature

Specification of Oxalic acid

Test Items Specification
Content 99.5% min
Sulphate: 0.1% max
Loss on ignition: 0.1% max
Pb: 0.01% max
Fe: 0.002% max
Chloride: 0.004% max
Peroxide Value ( meq/kg) 12 max


1, Oxalic acid is mainly used as a reducing agent and bleaching agent;
2, Oxalic acid is used in the pharmaceutical industry for the manufacture of chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline, tetracycline, streptomycin, borneol, vitamin B12, phenobarbital, etc;
3, Oxalic acid is used in the plastics industry to produce polyvinyl chloride, aminoplasts, urea-formaldehydes, lacquers, etc.

Packages & Delivery:

Packed in 25KG net weight bags

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