Fumaric Acid

Product details

Fumaric Acid is produced by isomerization of maleic acid. We supply Fumaric Acid only as technical quality. Fumaric Acid is being used as well in food and feed applications.

CAS-No. 110-17-8
EINECS-No. 203-743-0
Chemical formula: C4H4O4

Synonym: Fumaric acid | trans-1,2-Ethylenedicarboxylic acid | 2-Butenedioic acid | trans-butenedioic acid | Allomaleic acid | Boletic acid | Donitic acid | Lichenic acid
Uses/applications: Synthetic resins, unsaturated Polyester resins (UPR), Paper sizing, Lubricants, Glues


Product CodeQualityPacking UnitSpec SheetInquiry
14500 technical 25 kgs bags Contact
14501 technical 500 kgs big bags Contact

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

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More information

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

Classification system for Fumaric Acid:
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.

Additional information: Aqueous solutions of the substance are acidic.
Chemical characterization for
Fumaric Acid
CAS No. Description: 110-17-8 fumaric acid

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 2037430
EU Number:
General Information for Fumaric Acid
Form: Powder
Colour: White
Odour: Odourless

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 286°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
> 200°C, sublimates
Flash point:
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature: 420°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/dust mixtures is possible.
Density at 20°C:
1.63 g/cm3
Bulk density at 20°C: ~ 800 kg/m3

Solubility in / Miscibility with


4.9 g/l
pH-value (4.9 g/l) at 20°C: 2.1
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
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:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:
36 Irritating to eyes.

Safety phrases:
26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

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

Xi Irritant