Adipic acid is a chemical intermediate mainly used in the manufacture of polyamide 66 and is, therefore, a fundamental building block for a wide variety of products in the plastics and textile industries.
Other Known Names: hexane-1,6-dioic acid
Molecular Formula: C6H10O4
Applications: food additive, nylon and polyurethane production, plasticizer, gelling aid
Molar Mass: 146.14 g/mol
Appearance: White Crystals (monoclinic)
Density: 1.36 g/cm3
Melting Point: 152.1°C