SA (Succinic Acid)

SA (Succinic Acid) is an intermediate used in several chemical production processes.

Applications

Food Colorant

Food colorants, or color additives, are used in food for a variety of reasons.  The primary reason to use a food colorant is to make food more aesthetically appealing. Colorants can enhance natural colors, provide color to colorless food, correct color variations, and offset color loss from environmental exposures. Dimethylacetyl Succinate (DMAS) is a key ingredient in the production of  Yellow No. 5.

Features

Typical Properties

Solution
Acid Value
Hydroxyl Value
Saponification Value
Iodine Value
Melt Point (°C)
Specific Gravity
Castorwax
3
158
179
5
85
1.023

Values shown in the above table are typical properties.

Application Highlights

High End Pigmented Coatings

Used to offset color loss from exposure to light, air, temperature, and other environmental factors

Artifical Food Dye

Used to provide color to otherwise colorless food

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