GLUTARIC ACID - (110-94-1)

Introduction

Name: glutaric acid; propane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid; pentanedioic acid
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 110-94-1
Chemical Formula: C5H8O4 or C3H6(COOH)2
Molar Mass: 132.11462 g
Mass Percent: C 45.455 %; H 6.1034 %; O 48.440 % 
Isomers:  methyl succinic acid

Classification

Physical Properties

Melting Point:*
97.8°C 1 = 370.95 K = 208.04°F
97.5°C 2 = 370.65 K = 207.5°F
Boiling Point:*
303°C 1 = 576.15 K = 577.4°F
Density (g/cm3):
1.429 at 15°C 1
* - 1 atm pressure
† - decomposes

Solubility

Qualitative:
slightly soluble:  2
soluble:  • • 2

pK1:4.34 3
pK2:5.22 3

Bonding

Double Bonds: 2
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 16
Pi Bonds: 2
Total: 18
Carboxyl Groups: 2
Hydroxyl Groups: 0
Hybridization: double bonded carbons and oxygen are sp2; single bonded carbons and oxygen are sp3

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 3-241.
(2) - Estok, George K. Organic Chemistry: A Short Text; W.B. Saunders: Philadelphia, 1959; p 138.
(3) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 4486.