Ammonium malate

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Ammonium malate
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Names
IUPAC name
Diammonium malate
Other names
Ammonium hydroxybutanedioate; E349
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.039.666
EC Number 228-499-2
E number E349 (antioxidants, ...)
Properties
C4H12N2O5
Molar mass 168.15 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Ammonium malate is a compound with formula NH4(C2H4O(COO)2). It is the ammonium salt of malic acid. It is used as a food additive and has the E number E349.

There is a recommendation to avoid this food additive.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Food additives". Food Alerts. 16 January 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2017. Ammonium malate E349: Avoid