Maleic AnhydrideMaleic Anhydride (C4H2O3) is a water-reactive chemical taking the form of colorless crystalline needles, flakes, pellets, rods, briquettes, lumps or a fused mass. It is corrosive and will explode if confined. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Maleic Anhydride. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc
Maleic Anhydride Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Must be preheated before ignition may occur.
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards.
- Compatible Details: Incompatible with water, strong oxidizing agents, alkali metals, strong bases, amines, most common metals, polymerization catalysts and accelerators.
- Description: Maleic anhydride is an organic compound with the formula C2H2(CO)2O. It is the acid anhydride of maleic acid and in its pure state it is a colourless or white solid with an acrid odour.
- Classification: CLASS 8
- Brand Name: n/a
Maleic Anhydride Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C4H2O3||1.48 g/cm³||202°C, 475 K, 396°F||Furan-2,5-dione||98.06 g/mol||Water--Reacts||126.7°F (52.6°C)|