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Succinic Acid

Alternate Names

butanedioic acid, spirit of amber, dicarboxylic acid

Description

Succinic acid is a white, odorless solid. It occurs naturally in fossils, fungi, lichens and is by-product of sugar fermentation. It is used in food processing.

Succinic Acid - Quick Stats
Names

butanedioic acid, spirit of amber, dicarboxylic acid

Allergy Information

Uses

Buffer, Flavoring, Acid

E-Number

E363

Additional Information



Found In

Meats, condiments, relishes.

Possible Health Effects

Large amounts cause a laxative effective.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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