Acetonedicarboxylic acid or 3-oxoglutaric acid is a simple carboxylic acid, which may be used as a building block in organic chemistry. It is commercially available. It may also be prepared by the one-pot decarboxylation and oxidation of citric acid by sulfuric acid.
|Description||White off white amorphous powder.|
|Melting range||Between 133o and 136oC|
|Loss on dryng||Max. 1.00%|
|Sulfated ash||Max. 0.30%|