Description and features
Meldrum’s Acid is a white crystalline powder which has C6H8O4 as its chemical formula. It is also known as 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione or isopropylidene malonate.
Europe and United States: Provided Meldrum’s Acid is on stock in our local warehouses our lead time is about one week if delivered in 25 KG fiber drums.
Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.
This substance (CAS: 2033-24-1) has been registered (FULL SUBSTANCE) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.
|HS code||2932 20 90|
|Appearance||Almost white crystalline powder|
|Assay||≥ 98.00 %|
|Water||≤ 1.0 %|
Meldrum’s Acid is used as pharmaceutical intermediate. It can serve as reactant for a variety of nucleophilic reactions.
Available packaging: 25 KG fiber drums.
Special packaging is available on request.
Store Meldrum’s Acid cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep it away from heat sources and oxidizing agents.
A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for Meldrum’s Acid and all other products supplied by Vesta Chemicals BV.
An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.
Molecular and structural information
|Molecular weight||144.12 g/mol|
|Boiling point||304 °C @ 101 325 Pa|
|Relative density||1.16 @ 20 °C|
|Flash point||134 °C @ 101 325 Pa|
|Partition coefficient (log Pow)||4.786 @ 25 °C|
|Solubility in water|