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Empirical formula: C6H10O4
a: 7.176 Å
b: 5.150 Å
c: 10.016 Å
α (alpha): 90.00 °
β (beta): 111.13 °
γ (gamma): 90.00 °
Volume: 345.27 Å3
Space group: P21/n
Calculated density: 1.406 g/cm3
Z: 2
Temperature: -128.0 °C
Formula weight: 146.143 g/mole
R(F): 0.0460
Common name: adipinic acid
Common name: hexanedioic acid
Common name: Adipic acid
CSD refcode: ADIPAC04
Keyword: acidulant
Keyword: perfume fixative
Keyword: plasticizers
Short description: Adipic acid is used as an acidulant in non-alcoholic beverages, gelatins and puddings.
IUPAC name: 1,4-butanedicarboxylic acid
Citation of a publication: R.S.Gopalan, P.Kumaradhas, G.U.Kulkarni, J.Solid State Chem. , 148, 129, 1999
Layman's explanation: Adipic acid is odorless and colorless white crystals or powder with a sour taste. Adipic acid is used primarily in the manufacture of nylon-6,6 polyamide and polyester polyols for polyurethane systems. It is also used for raw materials in pharmaceuticals, perfume fixatives, acidulants, leavening and buffering agents in non-alcoholic beverages, gelatins and puddings. In addition, adipic acid is used in manufacturing plasticizers and lubricants components. It is slightly soluble in water and soluble in alcohol and acetone. Adipic acid can be prepared from acetylene and acetic acid in the presence of tert-butyl peroxide. It has been manufactured from either cyclohexane or phenol.
Lab name: Common molecules
Sample provider: Obtained courtesy of the Cambridge Structural Database
Status: Complete, visible to public
Repository Files:
52009.cif 52009.crt 52009.pdb

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