Adipic Acid

Product details

Adipic acid is a dicarbon acid and a intermediate product for nylon. Adipic acid is a primary product for the synthetic of polyetherpolyole for polyurethane systems and thermoplastical polyethane.

CAS-No. 124-04-9
EINECS-No. 204-673-3
Chemical formula: C6H10O4

Synonyms: Hexane-1,6-dicarboxylic acid | Hexane-1,6-dioic acid
Uses/applications: Adhesives, Dyestuff/Colouring agent, Leather auxiliary, Insecticide, Plasticizer, Food additive


Product CodeQualityPacking UnitSpec SheetInquiry
12210 technical 25 kg bags technical - 25 kg bags Contact
12211 technical 500 kg big bags technical - 500 kg big bags Contact
12212 technical 1000 kg big bags Contact

MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
R 36 Irritating to eyes.

Classification system for Adipic Acid:
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Adipic Acid:
CAS No. Description: 3124-04-9 adipic acid

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 204-673-3
EU Number:
General Information
for Adipic Acid:
Form: Crystalline
Colour: White
Odour: Weak, characteristic

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 150-153°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
265/133 mbar°C
Flash point:
Self ingnition temperature: Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature: 420°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/dust mixtures is possible.
Vapour pressure at 159°C: 1.3 hPa
Density at 20°C:
1.360/25°C g/cm3

Solubility in / Miscibility with


24 g/l
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Adipic Acid:
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines for Adipic Acid:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance
with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:
36 Irritating to eyes.

National regulations:

Information about limitation of use:
Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.

Water hazard class: Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS-hazard labels

Hazadous material sign

Xn Harmful