Food Additives
Malic acid

Malic acid

CAS No.:6915-15-7 (617-48-1)
HS Code:29181990
Packing:25kg bag/drum/carton
Port of loading:Shanghai ; Qindao;Tianjin
Min. Order:1MT

SYNONYMS  L-Hydroxysuccinic acid;(S)-(-)-Hydroxysuccinic acid; L-(-)-Malic acid ; L-Malic acid; Malic acid
CAS No.  97-67-6
Molecular Formula  C4H6O5
Molecular Weight 134.0874
Physical State  Crystalline powder
Appearance  White to off-white
Odor  Not available.
Specific Rotation[α]D  20℃      -1.6~ -2.6
Sulfate   0.02% max
Chloride  0.004% max
Heavy Metal  10mg/kg max
Arsenic  2mg/kg max
Lead  2mg/kg max
Fumaric acid  0.5% max
Maleic acid  0.05% max
Residu on ignition  0.10% max
Vapor Density  1.641 g/cm3
Freezing/Melting Point 101 - 103 deg C
Solubility  soluble

DL-Malic Acid

DL-Malic Acid  is white crystalline powder,it is Odourless and no smell. It is easily dissolved in water and ethanol, slightly soluble in acetone. DL-Malic Acid is  internationally recognized as a safe food additive ,it is usually used as acidity regulators,preservatives and PH regulator.


Used as an acidulate in cool drinks, frozen foods, processed foods; Used as color-keeper and antiseptic of juice and as emulsion stabilizer of egg yolk. DL-Malic acid can also be used as pharmaceutical intermediate, cosmetic, rinse, metal cleaner, buffering agent, retarder in textile industry, fluorescent whitening agent of polyester fiber.