Saccharic acid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Saccharic acid
Glucaric acid structure.svg
CAS number 87-73-0 N
PubChem 33037
ChemSpider 30577 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:16002 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C6H10O8
Molar mass 210.14 g mol−1
Solubility in water Insoluble in water
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 N (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Infobox references

Saccharic acid, also called glucaric acid, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H10O8. It is derived by oxidizing a sugar such as glucose with nitric acid.[1][2]

The salts of saccharic acid are called saccharates.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Saccharic acid at Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Saccharic acid at NIST