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Malic Acid Powder CAS 6915-15-7

Molecular Formula: C4H6O5

Formula Weight: 134.09

ZSpharmac: Malic Acid Powder Supplier

Product Name: Malic Acid Powder
CAS No: 6915-15-7
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Malic Acid Powder
Other Names:Malic Acid
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White to Almost White Neat
EINECS No.:230-022-8
Provide:Malic Acid Powder MSDS;
Malic Acid Powder COA

What is Malic Acid Powder?

Malic acid is furthermore described as hydroxysuccinic acid. Taking into consideration that it has an unequal carbon atom, there are 3 kind of malic acid: L-malic acid, D-malic acid, as well as DL-malic acid. L-malic acid is an item of the tricarboxylic acid cycle in the body, so the body can just metabolize L-malic acid. L-malic acid is found naturally in fruits such as apples, grapes, and lemons. If it is removed from the fruit, the product is low as well as the expenditure is high, so it can not be mass-produced industrially. Just DL-malic acid can be generated by militarized synthesis of fumaric acid (fumaric acid). Considered that the body can not metabolize DL-malic acid, although European and also American nations allow DL-malic acid as an artificial additive, people regularly exist Feeling insecure. The malic acid produced by microbial approaches is all L-malic acid. As a result, the malic acid presently used is all produced by microbes. The malic acid made use of in food and also medication essentially replaces DL-malic acid with L-malic acid. acid.

Malic Acid Powder Property

Melting point 131-133 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 167.16°C (rough estimate)
alpha [α]D20 -0.5~+0.5° (c=5, H2O)
density 1.609
vapor density 4.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure <0.1 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index 1.3920 (estimate)
Fp 203 °C
storage temp. 2-8°C
solubility methanol: 0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
pka3.4(at 25℃)
form neat
color White to Almost white
Odorat 100.00 %. odorless
PH3.33(1 mM solution);2.74(10 mM solution);2.21(100 mM solution);
optical activity[α]/D 0.10 to +0.10°
Odor Typeodorless
Water Solubility 558 g/L (20 ºC)


Malic Acid Powder Uses

1. Malic Acid Powder is used as sour representative for revitalizing drinks as well as foods, shade tone maintaining agent for fruit beverages, etc, and also chemical (emulsion stabilizer for mayonnaise, and so on).
2. Malic Acid Powder is utilized as a resources for drugs, cosmetics, toothwash, steel cleaner, buffer, anticoagulant for textile sector, industrial antiperspirant, fluorescent bleaching representative for polyester fiber as well as for the manufacture of alkyd Resin monomers, etc 3. When Malic Acid Powder is made use of as a flavor enhancer, flavoring representative, complementary medication and pH control representative, the United States specifies that it ought to not go beyond 6.9% in hard candy, and also regarding 6.7% in various other foods, but neither of these two types of malic acid can be used in baby food.

Preparation of Malic Acid Powder by Microbial Fermentation

There are 2 types of malic acid fermentation: one-step fermentation and two-step fermentation. The microbes used in different fermentation procedures are likewise different.
( 1) The stress of the one-step fermentation technique consist of Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus oryzae, as well as Aspergillus parasiticus, all of which utilize different sugars including glucose as substrates to produce L-malic acid.
( 2) The two-step fermentation technique uses Rhizopus sinensis or Rhizopus aureus to biosynthesize fumaric acid from glucose, and after that transforms fumaric acid to L – Malic acid.
The one-step fermentation method primarily utilizes Aspergillus flavus, which can produce L-malic acid from numerous sweet raw materials such as glucose, maltose, sucrose, fructose and starch. However, the tool is made complex, and also various other natural acids such as fumaric acid are usually created during the fermentation procedure, which brings problems to splitting up as well as purification, and it is tough to obtain high-purity crystals. Furthermore, the acid manufacturing is reduced, as well as the conversion price to sugar is low (30%~ 40%) %), the cycle is long (at least additionally require 5 days), so developed production has not been realized in your home and also abroad thus far.
In the primary step of the two-step fermentation technique, rhizopus is utilized to ferment sugars to produce fumaric acid, that is, fumaric acid fermentation. Glucose is used as the sugar here, and sugar can be obtained from starch via double-enzyme hydrolysis. The second action is to place yeast or germs right into the fumaric acid produced over for fermentation, as well as transform fumaric acid into L-malic acid, that is, conversion fermentation. Utilizing this method, the optimum conversion rate of malic acid to sugar can reach more than 60%, yet nevertheless, the fermentation cycle is too long, and also it takes 8-9 days to build up. Although the two-step method is the same as the one-step technique, scholars at home and abroad are constantly exploring and also have made some valuable development, but there is still no report on industrial production.
Whether it is one-step or two-step fermentation, if starch is utilized as raw material, it requires to be hydrolyzed before usage to make it right into glucose, and the best hydrolysis technique for starch is double-enzyme hydrolysis. Currently, the industrial manufacturing approaches of L-malic acid in the house as well as abroad are all immobilized cell improvement approaches. The method is to first of all cultivate a lot of germs with high fumarase activity, collect the microorganisms as well as fix them with ideal providers such as carrageenan, after that placed them into a column activator, use salt fumarate as a substratum, and flow with The activator, militarized by the fumarase in the debilitated cells, can easily transform fumaric acid into L-malic acid with almost no spin-offs, as well as the conversion price is as high as 95%. Compared to the above two techniques, this method is straightforward, economical and effective, so it has come to be the very first method for commercial production.

Food Sources of Malic Acid Powder

Does Lemon have Malic Acid Powder?
Yes, lemons and citrus fruits contain it. Allow’s check out a longer list of foods which contain this acid.

Malic acid foods include:
Lots of fruits, the richest resource of which are apples. Various other fruits include cherries, grapes, blackberries, lychees, mangoes, nectarines, strawberries, oranges, and lemons.

Veggies such as tomatoes, broccoli, carrots, peas, potatoes, tomatoes, as well as rhubarb.

A glass of wine and cider (made from apples).

The acid is also frequently included in beverages, consisting of iced tea mix and fruit-flavored beverages. It’s likewise located in fruit protects, chewing periodontal, tough and also soft candies, as well as some baked products.

The list additionally consists of individual treatment items such as tooth paste, mouth wash, cough syrup as well as throat lozenges.

About Products:
If you need Malic Acid Powder, the cosmetic raw material, please contact our service staff directly, and we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
As an experienced Malic Acid Powder manufacturer and supplier, ZSpharmac will provide Malic Acid Powder raw materials to customers all over the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has been adhering to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, customer first”, and has won unanimous praise from domestic and foreign customers.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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