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Oxalic Acid

Product information, characteristics and applications

Oxalic Acid is a naturally occurring compound which is found in many different types of vegetables. In its solid form it is a colourless crystalline solid that dissolves in water to give colourless solutions. Oxalic Acid is used in many industries including textile, tanning, pharmaceutical, agricultural, food, motor and metal.

Oxalic Acid is widely used as an acid rinse in laundries as it is effective in removing rust and ink stains. In the leather industry Oxalic Acid is used as a pickling agent and Oxalic Acid can be used in the manufacturing process of dyes and intermediates. The bleaching properties of Oxalic Acid can be used to sterilise equipment in manufacturing processes.

Industries that Oxalic Acid are used in include

  • Agriculture & Feed
  • Cleaning Products & Detergents
  • Leather & Textile

Other names

  • Ethanedioic acid

Oxalic Acid product quality and technical details:

  • CAS Registry Number: 144-62-7
  • Chemical Formula: H2C2O4
  • EC Number: 205-634-3

Oxalic Acid hazard transport information

  • Oxalic Acid is classed as non-hazardous for transport.

Oxalic Acid product packaging

  • 25kg bag

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