DL-Malic acid

DL-Malic acid-NutriHerb

DL-Malic acid

Malic acid is a form of organisms can be used, it is often with compound amino acid injection (important nutrition drugs) after the operation, in order to improve the utilization ratio of amino acids and the post-operative weakness and liver dysfunction patients is particularly important.



Name: DL-Malic Acid

Series: Acidity Regulators

Form: Particles

CAS No.: 617-48-1


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Basic Information

Name: DL-Malic Acid

Series: Acidity Regulators

Form: Particles

CAS No.: 617-48-1

Other Names: DL-Apple acid

MF: C4H605

Model Number: food grade

Color: white crystal


As an acidulant, L-Malic acid is especially suitable for jelly and foodstuff containing fruit ingredient. It can keep the natural color of juice. Used in healthy drinks, it can resist fatigue and protect liver, kidney and heart. L-Malic acid can enhance pharmaceutical stability and improve pharmaceutical absorption. It can be added into composite amino acid injection, directly participating the metabolic cycle of organism-Krebs cycle. It can reduce the metabolic loss of amino acid and can compensate hypohepatia, cure uremia and hypertension, and weaken the damage of anticancer drug to normoblasts. It is also used in skin disinfector, air depurative and deodorizer.


(1) In food industry: it can be used in the processing and concoction of beverage, liqueur, fruit juice and the manufacture of candy and jam etc. It also has effects of bacteria inhibition and antisepsis and can remove tartrate during wine brewing.

(2) In tobacco industry: malic acid derivative (such as esters) can improve the aroma of tobacco.

(3)In pharmaceutical industry: the troches and syrup compounded with malic acid have fruit taste and can facilitate their absorption and diffusion in the body.

Specifications Sheet

Item Specifications Results
Appearance White crystal powders White crystal powders
Assay ≥99.0 99.4
Specific rotation +1.6~+2.6 +1.6
Sulfate ≤0.03 <0.02
Chloride ≤0.004 <0.004
Arsenic ≤2.0 <2.0
Heavmetals ≤20 <10
Fumaric acid ≤1.0 0.1
Maleic acid ≤0.05 <0.01
Residue on ignition ≤0.10 0.05
State of solution Pass Pass
Readily oxidilable substances Qulified Qulified
Optical purity ≥98.0 99.8
Conclusion Qulified

Shipping & Storage

Delivery:Sea/Air Shipping & International Express

Shipping Time: 2-3 working days after payment

Package: 1-5kg/Aluminum foil bag, size: 22cm (Width)*32cm (Length)

15-25kg/Drum, size: 38cm (Diameter)*50cm (Height)

Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.

Shelf Life: 24 months




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