L-Malic Acid

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E296 L-Malic Acid CAS No. 97-67-6

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CAS No. : CAS no.97-67-6
Chemical Formula : C4H6O5
H.S.code : 291819
E No. : E296

L-Malic Acid, E296, CAS no.97-67-6, Chemical Formula C4H6O5, food acidulent, manufacturing process through double hydration of maleic anhydride, white crystals or crystalline powder. L-Malic Acid is widely used as acidity regulator. As a professional L-Malic Acid supplier, we supply L-Malic Acid food grade and pharmaceutical grade,Malic Acid FCC/USP/EP grade. Function: The food and beverage industries use malic acid extensively for its tart flavor, to increase energy levels, decreasing pain and improving exercise tolerance in dietary supplement. Uses: in Carbonated/ Non-carbonated Beverages, Powdered Mixes, Low Calorie Beverages, Wines, Calcium Supplements, Confectionaries, Hard Candy, Chewing Gum, Acid-Based skin cosmetics,Bakery Products… Food source:high level Malic acid in many tart or sour-tasting foods, such as apples, pears, tomatoes and cherries.

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  • Specification
  • L-Malic Acid Food Grade Specification

    DESCRIPTION White crystals or crystalline powder, fairly hygroscopic, dissolving easily in water and alcohol.
    Chemical Name L-hydroxy butanedioic acid
    Molecular Formula C4H6O5
    Structural Formula
    Molecular Weight 134.09
    (GB 13737-2008)
    Assay(as C4H6O5) 99.0% Min
    Specific Rotation -1.6~ -2.6
    Sulfate 0.02% Max
    Chloride[Cl] 0.004% Max
    Arsenic [as As] 2mg/kg Max
    Heavy Metals(as Pb) 10mg/kg Max
    Lead 2mg/kg Max
    Residue on ignition 0.10% Max
    Clarity test Qualified
    Fumaric Acid 0.5% Max
    Maleic Acid 0.05% Max
    MAIN FUNCTION AND PURPOSE As an acidulant, L-Malic acid is especially suitable for jelly and foodstuff containing fruit ingredient. It can keep the natural color of juice. Used in healthy drinks, it can resist fatigue and protect liver, kidney and heart. L-Malic acid can enhance pharmaceutical stability and improve pharmaceutical absorption. It can be added into composite amino acid injection, directly participating the metabolic cycle of organism-Krebs cycle. It can reduce the metabolic loss of amino acid and can compensate hypohepatia, cure uremia and hypertension, and weaken the damage of anticancer drug to normoblasts. It is also used in skin disinfector, air depurative and deodorizer.
    PACKING 25KG net in Cardboard Drum with inner vacuum PE bag, 13.5MT/20FCL.
    STORAGE Kept airtightly in a light-proof, dry and cool place.
  • Market and Price
  • As a professional L-Malic Acid supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute L-Malic Acid for years.

    Price trend of L-Malic Acid

    Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material fermentation of carbohydrates such as glucose, sucrose, or lactose, or by chemical synthesis are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the L-Malic Acid manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of L-Malic Acid will be stable in the coming months.

  • Benefit
  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • L-Malic Acid gluten free

    L-Malic Acid is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide fresh acidic taste to sour sweets and potato chips.

    Halal Certified L-Malic Acid

    L-Malic Acid is a dicarboxylic acid manufactured through double hydration of maleic anhydride, available as White crystals or crystalline powder, is generally recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified L-Malic Acid

    L-Malic Acid is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    L-Malic Acid MSDS

  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of L-Malic Acid

    Although L-Malic Acid generally regarded as a very safe, the side effects may:

    • irritation of the mouth, throat or stomach
    • gas
    • diarrhea
    • upset stomach
    • acid reflux
  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of L-Malic Acid

    L-Malic Acid can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. L-Malic Acid is used in confectionary, beverages, fruit preparations and preserves, desserts, and bakery products. L-Malic Acid also used as a color stabilizer and adjuster of acidity for fruit processing.

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