Succinic Acid

CAS#: 110-15-6

Synonyms: Butanedioic acid; amber acid; ethylne succunic acid.

Uses: Organic synthesis, manufacture of laquers, dyes, esters for perfumes, photography, in foods as a sequestrant, buffer, neutralizing agent.

Hazard:  Exposure to this compound can cause irritation of the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.  ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS:  This compound causes skin, eye, mucous membrane and respiratory tract irritation.  It emits acrid smoke and fumes when heated to decomposition.